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

  title={Relating emotional abilities to social functioning: a comparison of self-report and performance measures of emotional intelligence.},
  author={M. Brackett and S. Rivers and Sara Shiffman and Nicole Lerner and P. Salovey},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={91 4},
  • M. Brackett, S. Rivers, +2 authors P. Salovey
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • Three studies used J. D. Mayer and P. Salovey's (1997) theory of emotional intelligence (EI) as a framework to examine the role of emotional abilities (assessed with both self-report and performance measures) in social functioning. Self-ratings were assessed in ways that mapped onto the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT), a validated performance measure of EI. In Study 1, self-ratings and MSCEIT scores were not strongly correlated. In Study 2, men's MSCEIT scores, but not… CONTINUE READING
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