Document Type : Original Article


1 M.A, Family Counseling Department, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

2 M.A, Department of General Psychology, Garmsar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Garmsar, Iran.



The Effect of Sternberg's Tridimensional Intelligence on Marital Compatibility


The present study was conducted with the aim of the impact of Sternberg's three-dimensional intelligence on the level of marital compatibility. The descriptive research method was correlation type. The statistical population of the research was all couples in Tehran in 1401. According to Morgan's table, the research sample was 384 married men and women. The sampling method was chosen voluntarily. Research tools were Graham B. Spanier's Marital Compatibility Questionnaire and Grigorenko and Sternberg's Successful Intelligence Questionnaire. The data analysis method was also determined by regression analysis. The findings of the research showed that three analytical intelligences, creative intelligences, and practical intelligences from Sternberg's point of view can have an impact on the compatibility of couples. Meanwhile, the influence of creative intelligence is greater than other intelligences. It can be concluded that intelligence as an important factor can play an important role in the marital compatibility of couples.