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The Science of Emotional Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns

Gerald Matthews, Moshe Zeidner, and Richard D. Roberts

Abstract

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

Authors

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

1 Emotional Intelligence: Consensus, Controversies, and Questions

GERALD MATTHEWS,MOSHE ZEIDNER, AND RICHARD D. ROBERTS

PART II Emotional Intelligence: Conceptual Frameworks

5 Emotions, Emotionality, and Intelligence in the Development of Adaptive Behavior

CARROLL IZARD, CHRISTOPHER TRENTACOSTA, KRISTEN KING,, JUDITH MORGAN, AND MICHELLE DIAZ

6 Trait Emotional Intelligence: Moving Forward in the Field of EI

K. V.PETRIDES, ADRIAN FURNHAM, AND STELLA MAVROVELI

7 Emotional Intelligence: More Than Personality and Cognitive Ability?

NICHOLAS R. BURNS, VENETA A. BASTIAN, and TED NETTELBECK

Part III Emotional Intelligence: Measurement Frameworks

8 Approaches to the Assessment of Emotional Intelligence

RALF SCHULZE, OLIVER WILHELM, AND PATRICK C. Kyllonen

9 Measuring Emotional Intelligence as a Set of Mental Abilities

SUSANE. RIVERS, MARC A.BRACKETT, PETERSALOVEY, AND JOHN D. MAYER

11 Why Emotional Intelligence Needs a Fluid Component

ANDREW ORTONY, WILLIAM REVELLE, AND RICHARD ZINBARG

12 Face Memory: A Cognitive and Psychophysiological Approach to the Assessment of Antecedents of Emotional Intelligence

GRIT HERZMANN, VANESSA DANTHIIR, OLIVER WILHELM, WERNER SOMMER, AND ANNEKATHRIN SCHACHT

PART IV Emotional Intelligence: Applications

15 Social and Emotional Learning for Successful School Performance

JOSEPH E. ZINS, JOHN W. PAYTON, ROGER P. WEISSBERG, AND MARY UTNE ƠBRIEN

PART V Conclusions

17 Emotional Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns

RICHARD D. ROBERTS, MOSHE ZEIDNER, and GERALD MATTHEWS