Criterion Validity (Emotional Intelligence)

Project Name: Validation of Handwriting Analysis against Emotional Intelligence Test (Emotional Quotient Inventory 2.0).

Project Status: Starting.

Period:  Start 2014.

Project Aim: Compare results of Emotional Quotient Inventory with results of Handwriting Analysis.

Short Description: Emotional Quotient Inventory 2.0 (EQ-I 2.0) is a powerful assessment tool that implements the emotional intelligence model of Dr. Bar-On. The tool is developed by Multi-Health Systems Inc. The model includes 16 scales related to different aspects of emotional intelligence. The psychological traits of EQ-I 2.0 have been adapted to handwriting analysis by using HSDetect, a computer-aided handwriting analysis tool. So during the research subjects are performing the EQ-I-test and provide their handwriting samples. These samples will be evaluated with HSDetect and the results will be statistically compared with EQ-I 2.0.

Methods:  Statistical hypothesis test, statistical power analysis.

Major Results: None yet.

Participants:  Marina Riedi, Dr. Yury Chernov