Center Announcements

Introducing the Facebook Bullying Prevention Hub

Introducing the Facebook Bullying Prevention Hub

Facebook teamed up with Marc Brackett and Robin Stern and the team at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence to provide youth and adults with valuable tools and strategies to help them effectively address bullying behavior and its consequences. The combined goal is to develop innovative educational approaches that empower people of all ages with the emotional intelligence skills they need to succeed. With the new Bullying Prevention Hub, bullying victims will be armed with information on what they can do when they see harassing content, recommendations to adults who want to help, and even guidance to the person accused of bullying on what he or she has done and how he or she can do better. Learn 

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Emotional Intelligence: From Theory to Everyday Practice

In this presentation from the 2013 Yale Presidential Inauguration Symposia, Marc Brackett will describe the theory of emotional intelligence developed at Yale under President Salovey’s direction and share his decades of research on the relationship between emotional intelligence and important life outcomes. He also will discuss “RULER” the Center’s evidence-based approach to teaching emotional intelligence in school systems, which has been shown to increase academic performance, decrease bullying, and enhance school climates. Finally, he’ll discuss how creating emotionally intelligent communities can help us to build a more happy, healthy, productive, and compassionate 

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4th Compassion Research Day at Facebook

4th Compassion Research Day at Facebook

Marc Brackett and Robin Stern will present research on how teenagers navigate online bullying situations, as well as providing better tools for them, at Facebook’s 4th Compassion Research Day. The day is open to anyone who would like to attend, and will be streamed. Learn 

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2013 International Bullying Prevention Association Conference

2013 International Bullying Prevention Association Conference

Marc Brackett presents a workshop at the 10th annual International Bullying prevention Association conference. Brackett’s workshop, Creating Emotionally Intelligent Schools: A Sustainable Skill-Based Approach, will focus on the idea that in order to create learning environments where students thrive, schools must provide structured learning opportunities for developing emotional intelligence. RULER applies the belief that, when provided with the right skills, tools, language, and instructional strategies, everyone in the school can leverage their emotions to increase their effectiveness. Register for the 

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Emotional intelligence center relaunched

Yale Daily News-Since its official opening on Oct. 1, the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence has been in a constant flurry of activity. The Center — a research institution located atop Science Hill that conducts studies on the emotional and social skills of children and adults — grew out of the former Health, Emotion and Behavior Laboratory, which was founded by University President Peter Salovey in 1986. Read Full 

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Missed our symposium on emotional intelligence? Watch the recorded Livestream now.

Missed our symposium on emotional intelligence? Watch the recorded Livestream now.

Emotions Matter. The past, present, and future of emotional intelligence, a symposium with opening remarks by President Peter Salovey. Topics include: Education, creativity, bullying, & Facebook. This video includes talks by: Marc Brackett (Yale): Welcome and introduction to Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence Peter Salovey (Yale): Opening remarks Marc Brackett (Yale): A brief history of emotional intelligence Edward Seidman (WT Grant Foundation & NYU): Creating positive youth settings Roger Weissberg (CASEL): Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and policy Susan Rivers (Yale): RULER, the Center’s evidence-based SEL program Diana Divecha (Yale): RULER and bullying prevention Arturo Bejar (Facebook): Emotional intelligence & social media Zorana Pringle (Yale): Emotional intelligence and creativity Watch 

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Teaching Emotional Intelligence

Teaching Emotional Intelligence

Marc Brackett on Wisconsin Public Radio speaking about teaching emotional intelligence to kids around the country, and says it’s a skill we can develop and learn. 

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