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Emotional Intelligence

Perspectives on Educational and Positive Psychology


Jerrell C. Cassady and Mourad Ali Eissa

This edited volume brings together work from leading scholars and new voices in the field of emotional intelligence. It examines emotional intelligence from the perspectives of educational psychology and positive psychology, with integrations across the two disciplines. Viewing emotional intelligence through these frameworks allows and illuminates the exploration of its positive potential and of emotional processing in contexts such as schools and workplaces. Readers will find leading empirical and theoretical views on emotional intelligence presented in this comprehensive collection, as well as inspiration for future research.
Contents: Jerrell C. Cassady/Justin J. Boseck: Educational Psychology and Emotional Intelligence: Toward a Functional Model for Emotional Information Processing in Schools – Kelly B.T. Chang: Can We Improve Emotional Intelligence? Addressing the Positive Psychology Goal of Enhancing Strengths – Stella Mavroveli/K.V. Petrides/Carolien Rieffe/Femke Bakker: Trait Emotional Intelligence, Psychological Well-being, and Peer-rated Social Competence in Adolescence – K.V. Petrides/Yolanda Sangareau/Adrian Furnham/Norah Frederickson: Trait Emotional Intelligence and Children’s Peer Relations at School – Mourad Ali Eissa/Waleed El Said Khalifa: Emotional Intelligence and Self-efficacy as Predictors of Job Stress Among Elementary School Teachers in Egypt – Elizabeth M. Freeland/Robert A. Terry/Joseph L. Rodgers: Emotional Intelligence: What’s in a Name? – Adrian Furnham/K.V. Petrides: Trait Emotional Intelligence and Happiness – Benjamin Palmer/Catherine Donaldson/Con Stough: Emotional Intelligence and Life Satisfaction – Michele M. Tugade/Barbara L. Fredrickson: Positive Emotions and Emotional Intelligence – Lennart Sjöberg: Emotional Intelligence and Life Adjustment – Peter Salovey/John D. Mayer/David Caruso/Seung Hee Yoo: The Positive Psychology of Emotional Intelligence – Mourad Ali Eissa/Justin J. Boseck/Jerrell C. Cassady: Positive Emotions and Health Benefits: The Role of Emotional Intelligence and Coping.