Lesion Mapping the Four-Factor Structure of Emotional Intelligence

  title={Lesion Mapping the Four-Factor Structure of Emotional Intelligence},
  author={Joachim T. Operskalski and Erick J. Paul and Roberto Colom and Aron K. Barbey and Jordan Henry Grafman},
  journal={Frontiers in Human Neuroscience},
Emotional intelligence (EI) refers to an individual’s ability to process and respond to emotions, including recognizing the expression of emotions in others, using emotions to enhance thought and decision making, and regulating emotions to drive effective behaviors. Despite their importance for goal-directed social behavior, little is known about the neural mechanisms underlying specific facets of EI. Here, we report findings from a study investigating the neural bases of these specific… Expand
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