Trait emotional intelligence: behavioural validation in two studies of emotion recognition and reactivity to mood induction

@article{Petrides2003TraitEI,
  title={Trait emotional intelligence: behavioural validation in two studies of emotion recognition and reactivity to mood induction},
  author={K V Petrides and Adrian Furnham},
  journal={European Journal of Personality},
  year={2003},
  volume={17},
  pages={39 - 57}
}
This paper presents two experiments concerning trait emotional intelligence (‘trait EI’). In study 1, ten high and ten low trait EI individuals were selected from a sample of 85 persons to participate in a computerized experiment involving the recognition of morphed emotional expressions. As hypothesized, high trait EI participants were faster at identifying the expressions than their low trait EI counterparts. In study 2, trait EI scores from 102 persons were residualized on the Big Five and… 

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