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Wentzel, Kathryn R., Rubin, Kenneth H., el. al. “Peers and academic functioning at school.

” Handbook of
peer interactions, relationships, and groups., (pp. 531-547). New York, NY, US: Guilford Press, xvii, 654 pp. 2009

Peers are important to the life of children throughout their childhood and adolescence. They serve as
companion and entertainment, they help in solving problems, emotional support, and helps enhance their self-
identity aswell. Children who joins in positive activities with peers are also able to experience levels of their
emotional well-being, beliefs about their selves, and important values for pro-social forms of behavior and social
interaction that are stronger and more adaptive than levels of children that doesn’t

Secure Teen. “Teens, peer pressure and emotions.” http://www.secureteen.com/peer-pressure/teens-peer-
pressure-and-emotions/ 17 June. 2014

Peer pressure, can enable or encourage them into doing something that they wouldn’t really want to do in a
basis, or keeps them from doing the right thing against their better judgement, quoting Secure teen , the examples
are; “drinking at a party or engaging in a risky activity for thrill and respect. Low self-esteem, low confidence,
desire to feel part of the group, etc. are just some of the things that increase their susceptibility to it.”

Ackers, Michael & Porter, Grover. “What is Emotional Intelligence?” https://psychcentral.com/lib/what-is-
emotional-intelligence-eq/

Emotional intelligence is far more important in reaching success in their lives and careers. As individuals our
success and the success of the profession depends to our ability to response properly to them, react appropriately,
and read their signals.

Therefore, each one of us must develop the mature emotional intelligence skills required to better understand and
negotiate with other people.

Sicinski, Adam. “How to overcome social influence and paralyzing peer pressure.” IQMatrix.
http://blog.iqmatrix.com/social-influence. 2013.

Quotings Sicinski, Adam, “Your choices, decisions, actions, thoughts and perspectives are influenced by
your social environment. Have a think about your colleagues, friends, family members, teachers and mentors. All of
these people influence you in some way through their choices, decisions, opinions and actions. Likewise, you
influence them in your own way, and together you form collective beliefs, opinions and perspectives about certain
things.”

Ryan, Allison. “Overview.” Peer Relationships. https://www.education.com/reference/article/peer-relationships. 23
December 2009.

Quoting the articles overview: “Children's experiences with peers occur on several different levels: general
interactions with peers, friendships, and in groups.” The social competence shows the child’s ability to interact
successfully with peers at different levels.

“Peers. teens spend time twice longer than the time they spend with their parents. and Crowds – What do they mean for my teen?” Helping Teens Navigate Peer Relationships. In Malekar and Mohanty’s abstract for their research. Usually. Families must be supportive to help their teens navigate or find the crowd that suits them. Malekar. https://www. January 2009.edu/family/families-with- teens/resources-professionals/peer-relationships/docs/peers-cliques-crowds. sensation-seeking. Jessie. 10 March. “Introduction. and a growing divergence of peer and family values as peers begin to approve of more negative behaviors. “Factors affecting emotional intelligence: an empirical study for some school students in India. “This coincides with heightened reward sensitivity. University of Minnesota. “Most of the studies are concerned with development of models and measures that can be used in improving managerial performance.P.” Neuron: Entering Adolescence: Resistance to Peer Influence. “During the transition from childhood to adolescence. Quoting. It is found from literature that a few studies are available relating to the application of EI among school students. Young people distinguish between “peers” and “friends” even though to adults the words may seem similar. R. there is a dramatic increase in the amount of time spent with peers. 2015 It’s natural for teens to focus more on their social circle than their parents. the peer are people or a large group of people who are the same age as them and shares the same experience. Issue 5. Shamira & Mohanty. they mentioned that Emotional Intellegence is a subject of research.” . and Neural Changes in Emotion Reactivity. preferences for risky behavior. Quoting. It is important for the family to understand this and not question the importance of friends and peers to their teens. Friends are most important to most teen.umn.” (Gardner and Steinberg.” International Journal of Management in Education. For teens. Jennifer H. 2011. Pfeifer. Cliques. 1029–1036. 2004). Risky Behavior. 2005 and Steinberg. Volume 69.” (Brown. 2008). Gengler.pdf. Colleen & Rudi. a greater sense of the importance of conforming to peer group norms. development and applications for the last few years (2009) in India.extension.