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The Science of Emotional Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns

Gerald Matthews, Moshe Zeidner, and Richard D. Roberts


During the past decade, emotional intelligence has been subjected to both scientific and public scrutiny. Numerous articles have been published on the topic in both academic journals and the popular press, testifying to the potential usefulness of emotional intelligence in psychology, business, education, the home, and the workplace. However, until now there has been no systematic synthesis that grounds emotional intelligence in contemporary theory while simultaneously sorting scientific approaches from popular fads and pseudoscience. Bringing together experts from a variety of sub-disciplines ... More

Keywords: emotional intelligence, psychology, business, education, home, workplace, personality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195181890
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181890.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerald Matthews, editor
University of Cincinnati

Moshe Zeidner, editor
University of Haifa

Richard D. Roberts, editor
Educational Testing Service

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PART I General Background

PART II Emotional Intelligence: Conceptual Frameworks

Part III Emotional Intelligence: Measurement Frameworks

PART IV Emotional Intelligence: Applications

PART V Conclusions