What is Emotional Intelligence?

Emotional intelligence is the capacity to be aware of, evaluate, control, and manage one's emotions and the emotions of others.

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Emotional intelligence definition

Emotional intelligence is the capacity to be aware of, evaluate, control, and manage one's emotions and the emotions of others. It also measures how a person handles interpersonal relationships.

Types of emotional intelligence

- Ability EI: generally measured by using maximum performance tests such as IQ tests

- Trait EI: self-measured and seen as correlating with personality

Emotional intelligence measurement methods

1. Emotional Competence Inventory (ECI)

2. Seligman Attributional Style Questionnaire (SASQ)

3. Multi factor Emotional Intelligence Scale (MEIS)


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