Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i) 2.0

The Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i) 2.0 is a revision of the EQ-i (Bar-On from 1997 and 2004). The reference group for which the EQ-i 2.0 scores are compared to is representative of the general population in North America. The age range of the Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i) 2.0 is 18 years and older. The average time it takes to administer this instrument is 20 to 30 minutes per participant. Applications of emotional intelligence include: team building, student development, leadership development, organizational development and executive coaching. The Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i) 2.0 measures the interaction between an individual and their environment. The results are then presented in numerical and graphical form.

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Reliability and Validity

Since the EQ-i 2.0 is a revision of the original Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i) the standard platform of the EQ-i validation remains intact. The EQ-i was the first scientifically validated instrument and now coupled with the EQ-i 2.0 is the most widely used emotional ntelligence assessment worldwide.

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Dissertations that have used the Emotional Quotient Inventory

Shuler, Celeste Nobles. (2004). An Analysis of the Emotional Quotient Inventory: Youth Version as a Measure of Emotional Intelligence in Children and Adolescents. (Florida State University).


Emmerling, R. J. & Goleman, Daniel. (2003). Emotional Intelligence: Issues and Common Misunderstandings. (Issues and Recent Development sin Emotional Intelligence).

Fernandez-Berrocal, Pablo & Extremera, Natalio. (2006). Emotional Intelligence: A Theoretical and Empirical Review of its first 15 Years of History. (University of Malaga).