The Effect of Emotional Intelligence on Aggressive Behavior in Late Adolescence
The high incidence of aggressive behavior in adolescence needs further study, So, it is necessary to explore what factors influence aggressive behavior in adolescence. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of emotional intelligence on aggressive behavior in late adolescence. This study was quantitative research, A cross-sectional analytical study was done in this research. The sample in this study consisted of 191 students at a private university in Kediri. The sampling technique used simple random sampling and the data analysis used a Spearman rank test. Based on the results of the Spearman test, the p-value was 0.003 with a correlation coefficient of -0.212. This shows that there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and aggressive behavior. The higher a person's emotional intelligence, the lower level of aggressive behavior. It means That Emotional Intelligence gave an effect on aggressive behavior, but only a low effect.