Research Findings

Consciousness Quotient of university students in relation to the academic achievement
October 29, 2016 12:30 pm

By Sadhna Sharma, Sona Ahuja and Deepika Satsangee.
The study was a non-experimental correlation study which was conducted on 150 students (75 graduates, 75 post graduates) of Faculty of Education, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Results indicated a significant positive correlation between academic achievement and CQ of the students at the two educational levels at the university. These findings confirm a previous study in a different culture (Ecological University of Bucharest, Romania), indicating that CQ-i may have a cross-cultural predictive validity.

Yoga asanas and meditation for 20 weeks can increase your Consciousness Quotient
March 11, 2015 3:48 pm

An experimental group was trained one hour per session, 3 days per week for 20 weeks, with a set of yoga exercises that included a brief lecture on yoga, 7 yogasanas (Siddhasan, Sarvangasan, Bhujangasan, Paschimottanasan, Padahastasan, Ardhamatsyendrasan and Shavasan) and a meditation based on sound, as trained in the oriental philosophy of Saints (Radhasoami Faith). The results showed a significant increase in the CQ scores, after the intervention. The study was conducted by Dr. Sona Ahuja from the Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, India.

Consciousness Quotient as a Predictor of Executive Functioning
April 10, 2014 5:28 pm

Sona Ahuja, Sadhna Sharma; Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, India.
Executive functions including mental abilities such as, working memory, reasoning ability, problem solving, inhibitory control, task flexibility and cognitive flexibility are significant factors for students’ learning and academic achievement. This empirical study underlines the correlation and causal relationship between consciousness and two important dimensions of executive functioning – cognitive flexibility and self-regulation.

Leadership Approach in relation to level of consciousness: a correlational analysis
April 10, 2014 5:27 pm

Vaibhav Chauhan, Sadhna Sharma and Nandita Satsangee; Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, India.
The present empirical study was designed to explore the relationship between the leadership approach of teacher trainees and their level of consciousness. A descriptive survey was conducted on 100 teacher trainees (both male & female in the ratio of 1:1). The level of consciousness of teacher trainees was assessed using Consciousness Quotient Inventory (CQ-i).

Contemplative exercises once a week for 8 weeks didn’t increase the Consciousness Quotient
April 9, 2014 7:58 pm

Jennifer Luna Tuazon; Doctoral Dissertation, West Visayas State University, La Paz, Iloilo City, Philippines.
This study specifically aimed to find out the consciousness quotient and intrapersonal and interpersonal relationship skills of participants prior to and after exposure to transformative consciousness exercises. The intervention was designed using the Transformative Consciousness Modules developed by Stephen Wolinsky. The sessions were conducted for 4,5 hours, once a week, for 8 weeks. The results showed that this type of intervention don’t produce the necessary impact to increase the CQ of the participants.

Measuring Consciousness Quotient – A Study of Its Influence on Employee’s Work Performance and Organizational Outcomes
March 31, 2014 10:57 pm

Namita Aggarwal; Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, India.
The study has been done to establish a link between Consciousness levels of individuals with their performance at organization. This is just a base study which research on finding the literature available on experiences of individuals and real meaning of consciousness and to highlight the implications that CQ has on employee’s work.

In Search of Conscious Leadership: A Qualitative Study of Postsecondary Educational Leadership Practices
January 30, 2014 12:00 am

Valita Jones; Doctoral Dissertation, San Diego State University, USA.
The purpose of this study was to examine the leadership practices of postsecondary educational leaders who are practicing what can be described as responsible and accountable leadership or conscious leadership. All of the participants took the Conscioussness Quotient Inventory to measure their global consciousness and awareness. Data from the interviews were used to answer four research questions designed to investigate what they were doing on a daily basis and why they have become more responsible and conscious leaders.

The Consciousness Quotient – a new predictor of students’ academic performance
March 5, 2011 6:24 pm

Ovidiu Brazdau, Cristian Mihai; Consciousness Quotient Institute.
The purpose of this study is to establish the practical usage of the Consciousness Quotient in the field of educational psychology. The basic hypothesis of this study was to determine the incremental validity brought by the Consciousness Quotient in the prediction of academic performance.