TARGET ARTICLES: "Emotional Intelligence: Theory, Findings, and Implications"

  title={TARGET ARTICLES: "Emotional Intelligence: Theory, Findings, and Implications"},
  author={John D. Mayer and Peter Salovey and David R. Caruso},
  journal={Psychological Inquiry},
  pages={197 - 215}
Many people have expressed opinions about the sci entific viability of emotional intelligence (El). El has been said to matter twice as much as IQ (Goleman, 1998, p. 31). Yet, it has been labeled an "elusive con cept" (Davies, Stankov, & Roberts, 1998, p. 989). It hias also, according to some, "proven resistant to ade q[uate measurement" (Becker, 2003, p. 194). Others hlave claimed that a "considerable body of research" suggests that El provides the basis for competencies important "in almost… 
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