The Handbook of Emotional Intelligence The Theory and Practice of Development, Evaluation, Education, and Application--at Home, School, and in the Workplace

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  • Copyright: 2000-09-06
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Building on nearly eighty years of scientific work, The Handbook of Emotional Intelligence is the first definitive resource that brings together a stellar panel of academics, researchers, and practitioners, in the field. Sweeping in scope, the text presents information on the most important conceptual models, reviews and evaluates the most valid and reliable methods for assessing emotional intelligence, and offers specific guidelines for applying the principles of Emotional Intelligence in a variety of settings.

Author Biography

REUVEN BAR-ON, an American-born Israeli psychologist, is the founding director of the Institute of Applied Intelligence in Denmark. He is also a member of the Collaborative to Advance Social and Emotional Learning at the University of Illinois and a member of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University in the US. Dr. Bar-On has been involved in defining, measuring and applying "emotional and social intelligence" since 1980.He coined the term "EQ" and developed the "EQ-i", the first test ofemotional intelligence to be published.

JAMES D. A. PARKER is an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at Trent University in Ontario, Canada, where he directsresearch on alexithymia and its relation to emotional intelligence. Dr. Parker joined Dr. Bar-On in researching emotional intelligence in 1996 and has co-developed with him the "EQ-i:YV", the first published test ofemotional intelligence for children and adolescents.

Table of Contents

Conceptualization of Key Constructs
Social Intelligence: The Development and Maintenance of Purposive Behavior
Social Competence: The Social Construction of the Concept
An Overview of the Alexithymia Construct
Emotional Competence: A Developmental Perspective
Emotional Intelligence as Zeitgeist, as Personality, and as a Mental Ability
Psychological Mindedness and Emotional Intelligence
Too Many Intelligences? Integrating Social, Emotional, and Practical Intelligence
Normal and Abnormal Development of Emotional Intelligence
Levels of Emotional Awareness: Neurological, Psychological, and Social Perspectives
Poor Judgment in Spite of High Intellect: Neurological Evidence for Emotional Intelligence
Practical Intelligence and Its Development
Development of Emotional Expression, Understanding, and Regulation in Infants and Young Children
Emotional Intelligence from the Perspective of the Five-Factor Model of Personality
Intelligence, Emotion, and Creativity: From Trichotomy to Trinity
Assessment Methods and Issues
Assessment of Alexithymia: Self-Report and Observer-Rated Measures
Selecting a Measure of Emotional Intelligence: The Case for Ability Scales
Clustering Competence in Emotional Intelligence: Insights from the Emotional Competence Inventory
Emotional and Social Intelligence: Insights from the Emotional Quotient Inventory
Prevention Strategies and Interventions
Criteria for Evaluating the Quality of School-Based Social and Emotional Learning Programs
The Effectiveness of School-Based Programs for the Promotion of Social Competence
Social and Emotional Competence in the Workplace
Emotional Intelligence, Adaptation to Stressful Encounters, and Health Outcomes
Emotional Intelligence: Clinical and Therapeutic Implications
About the Authors
Subject Index
Names Index
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