A case for using ability-based emotional intelligence measures in the selection of trainee psychologists

Itohan Omoregbee, Ben W. Morrison, Natalie M.V. Morrison

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At present, selection into Masters and Doctorate level Clinical Psychology programs in many countries largely relies upon undergraduate grades (i.e., Grade Point Average; GPA) and the honors year thesis. The use of objective, non-cognitive measures of ability are virtually non-existent. One measure seemingly relevant to the field of clinical psychology is the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT), an ability based measure of emotional intelligence (EI).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-14
Number of pages14
JournalBusiness Perspectives and Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jan 2016


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