Emotional intelligence

Academic Article


  • Presents a framework for emotional intelligence, a set of skills hypothesized to contribute to the accurate appraisal and expression of emotion, the effective regulation of emotion, and the use of feelings to motivate, plan, and achieve. Adaptive vs maladaptive qualities of emotion are discussed. The literature on intelligence, and especially social intelligence, is reviewed to examine the place of emotion in traditional intelligence conceptions. A framework for integrating the research on emotion-related skills is then described. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
  • Authors

  • Salovey, Peter
  • Mayer, John D.
  • Publication Date

  • 1990
  • Start Page

  • 185
  • End Page

  • 211
  • Volume

  • 9