Abstract: The present study was conducted to compare the emotional intelligence and leadership tendency among intelligent and average students. The samples of this study included all high school intelligent and average students of Ardabil (Iran) in 2007-08 years of education. Among samples, 286 were selected randomly and they responded to Schute's 32-item emotional intelligence questionnaire and 16-item leadership ability questionnaire in groups in their schools. A two-factor variance analysis test was used to compare 2 groups in interaction with the sex variable. The results of study showed that mean score of leadership tendency and emotional intelligence among girl students are higher than that of boy students.
M. Narimani, S. Taklavi and H. Siahpoosh, 2009. A Comparative Study on Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Tendency among Intelligent and Average Students. Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 4: 882-886.