Monthly Archives: June 2011

Perceiving Emotions in Others

This week I’ll be discussing our ability to perceive emotions in others and how it might be possible to improve this ability. The MSCEIT psychometric measures this aspect of emotional intelligence using two types of assessment. The first involves judging what … Continue reading

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Understanding Display Rules in Emotional Intelligence

This week I am continuing on from my previous blog exploring the first branch of Salovey, Mayer and Caruso’s model of Emotional Intelligence; Perceiving Emotions. The main focus today will be expressing emotions. Although it is considered that emotions are … Continue reading

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Perceiving Emotions in Oneself

Continuing on from last week’s blog I will start by examining the first branch in Mayer et al’s model of Emotional Intelligence. This branch has four main aspects:  The ability to identify emotions in oneself accurately. Recognising emotions in others and objects. … Continue reading

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The MSCEIT Model of Emotional Intelligence

This term was first popularised by Daniel Goleman in his best seller “Emotional Intellingence”. It was in fact first coined by John Mayer and Peter Salovey. Emotional Intelligence has of course existed long before this label appeared however it does … Continue reading

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