Finding the Connection between the Level of Empathy, Life Satisfaction and Their Inter-Sex Differences

Authors

  • Dominika Doktorová Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave
  • Jana Hubinská Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave, Slovakia
  • Michal Masár Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave, Slovakia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18662/rrem/12.4/330

Keywords:

empathy, life satisfaction, mutual connections, differences between men and women.

Abstract

The research was focused on investigating the mutual relations between empathy and life satisfaction. In this work we used the current and older theories and research that address these areas and the relationship between them. We also focused on the differences in the level of empathy and life satisfaction between men and women. The research sample consisted of 240 respondents aged 20 to 24, consisting of 128 women and 112 men. Each respondent participated in the same testing. We used the non-standardized Empathy Quotient EQ questionnaire to determine the level of empathy, and we chose the SWLS Life Satisfaction Scale, which is non-standardized, to measure life satisfaction. In the research we confirmed that there were no differences in the selected sample between men and women in the level of empathy or life satisfaction. The obtained results also confirmed the relationship between empathy and life satisfaction.

Author Biographies

Jana Hubinská, Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave, Slovakia

Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave, Slovakia

Michal Masár, Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave, Slovakia

Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave, Slovakia

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2020-12-18

How to Cite

Doktorová, D., Hubinská, J., & Masár, M. (2020). Finding the Connection between the Level of Empathy, Life Satisfaction and Their Inter-Sex Differences. Revista Romaneasca Pentru Educatie Multidimensionala, 12(4), 01-15. https://doi.org/10.18662/rrem/12.4/330

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