Publication: The science of emotional intelligence: Knowns and unknowns

Measuring emotional intelligence as a set of mental abilities

(2007)
Center Authors: Rivers, S. E., Brackett, M. A., Salovey, P.
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In this chapter, we argue that EI is best described as a set of abilities and therefore best measured by ability-based assessments. Throughout the chapter, we discuss strengths and limitations in both El theory and measurement as well as identify areas for future research.

Rivers, S. E., Brackett, M. A., Salovey, P., & Mayer, J. D. (2007). Measuring emotional intelligence as a set of mental abilities. In G. Matthews, M. Zeidner, & R. D. Roberts (Eds.), The science of emotional intelligence: Knowns and unknowns (pp. 230-257). New York: Oxford.