Emotional Intelligence

  title={Emotional Intelligence},
  author={Peter Salovey and John D. Mayer},
  journal={Imagination, Cognition and Personality},
  pages={185 - 211}
  • P. Salovey, J. Mayer
  • Published 1 March 1990
  • Psychology
  • Imagination, Cognition and Personality
This article presents a framework for emotional intelligence, 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. We start by reviewing the debate about the adaptive versus maladaptive qualities of emotion. We then explore the literature on intelligence, and especially social intelligence, to examine… 

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