Author: Rivers, S. E.

Creating emotionally intelligent schools with RULER.

(2016)
Center Authors: Nathanson, L., Rivers, S. E., Flynn, L. M., Bracket M.A.

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RULER, an evidence-based approach to teaching EI, provides an educational framework that encompasses a set of practices for comprehensive SEL integration across a school or district. In this article, we describe RULER, explain how it teaches EI, and summarize evidence of its effectiveness.

Nathanson, L., Rivers, S.E., Flynn, L.M., & Brackett, M.A. (2016). Creating emotionally intelligent schools with RULER. Emotion Review, 8(4), 1-6.

Relating emotional abilities to social functioning: A comparison of self-report and performance measures of emotional intelligence

(2006)
Center Authors: Brackett, M. A., Rivers, S. E., Salovey, P.

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The studies reported in this article examine the role of emotional abilities (assessed with both self-report and performance measures) in social functioning. Implications for analyzing how emotional abilities contribute to social behavior are discussed, as is the importance of incorporating gender into theoretical frameworks and study designs.

Brackett, M. A., Rivers, S. E., Shiffman, S., Lerner, N., & Salovey, P. (2006). Relating emotional abilities to social functioning: A comparison of self-report and performance measures of emotional intelligence. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 780-795. doi:10.1037/0022-3514.91.4.780

Emotional intelligence, relationship quality, and partner selection

(2008)
Center Authors: Brackett, M. A., Rivers, S. E.

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This chapter examines how emotion abilities are relevant to romantic relationships, the ways in which emotional intelligence is related to mating intelligence, which refers to the abilities to understand a potential mate’s emotional expressions, intentions, and preferences and to modulate and express one’s own emotions effectively during courtship.

Casey, J. J., Garrett, J., Brackett, M. A., & Rivers, S. (2008). Emotional intelligence, relationship quality, and partner selection. In G. Geher & G. Miller (Eds.), Mating intelligence: Sex, relationships, and the mind’s reproductive system (pp. 263-282). New York, NY: Lawrence Erlbaum Association.

A sustainable skill based approach to developing emotionally literate schools

(2008)
Center Authors: Brackett, M. A., Stern, R., Rivers, S. E., Elbertson, N. A., Salovey, P.

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This chapter addresses the need for emotionally literate schools, importance of emotional literacy for students, teachers, and school leaders, and implementation plan for schools.

Brackett, M. A., Patti, J., Stern, R., Rivers, S. E., Elbertson, N. A., Chisholm, C., & Salovey, P. (2009). A sustainable, skill-based approach to building emotionally literate schools.  In M. Hughes, H. L. Thompson, & J. B. Terrell (Eds.), The handbook for developing emotional and social intelligence: Best practices, case studies, and strategies (pp.329-358). San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer/John Wiley & Sons.

Targeting or tailoring?

(2008)
Center Authors: Rivers, S. E., Latimer, A. E., Salovey, P.

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This article reviews psychographics and matched messages as specific strategies for targeting and tailoring messages in health care marketing. Message tailoring needs to fit messages to individual characteristics, such as personality factors like coping styles or preferences for thinking extensively about choices.

Schmid, K. L., Rivers, S. E., Latimer, A. E., & Salovey, P. (2008). Targeting or tailoring? Maximizing resources to create effective health communications. Marketing Health Services, 28, 32-37.