Emotional intelligence

This seminal article became the hallmark of the emotional intelligence theory. The authors introduce the framework for EI, a set of skills hypothesized to contribute to the accurate appraisal and expression of emotion in oneself and in others, the effective regulation of emotion in self and others, and the use of feelings to motivate, plan, and achieve in one’s life.

Salovey, P. & Mayer, J. D. (1990). Emotional intelligence. Imagination, Cognition, and Personality, 9, 185-211. doi:0.2190/DUGG-P24E-52WK-6CDG