EMOCIONALNA INTELIGENCIJA Lada Zibar Klinička bolnica Osijek, Medicinski fakultet Sveučilišta u Osijeku
WHAT IS EMOTION?...an affective state of consciousness in which joy, sorrow, fear, hate, or the like, is experienced, as distinguished from cognitive and volitional states of consciousness.
IMPORTANCE OF EMOTIONS Survival Decision Making Boundary Setting Communication
WHAT IS INTELLIGENCE?... intelligence is a set of cognitive abilities which allow us to acquire knowledge, to learn and to solve problems.
HISTORY student’s doctoral dissertation (an alternative liberal arts college, USA) (1985) John (Jack) Mayer, Ph.D. University of New Hampshire & Peter Salovey, Ph.D. Yale University (1990) “Ability to monitor one's own and other's feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them and to use this information to guide one's thinking and actions." Daniel Goleman "Emotional Intelligence" (1995)
DEFINITION The ability to perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions so as to assist thought, to understand emotions and emotional knowledge, and to reflectively regulate emotions so as to promote emotional and intellectual growth - Mayer & Salovey, 1997 The mental ability we are born with which gives us our emotional sensitivity and our potential for emotional learning management skills which can help us maximize our long term health, happiness and survival. S.Hein, March 2004
BRANCHES OF EI Identifying Emotions - the ability to recognize how you and those around you are feeling. Using Emotions - the ability to generate an emotion, and then reason with this emotion. Understanding Emotions - the ability to understand complex emotions and emotional "chains", how emotions transition from one stage to another. Managing Emotions - the ability which allows you to manage emotions in yourself and in others.
EQ MULTIFACTOR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE SCALE TM (MEISTM) John D. Mayer, Peter Salovey, David R. Caruso MSCEIT The EQ-i assesses five areas: Intrapersonal (awareness), Interpersonal (relationships), Stress Management (problem solving), Adaptability (stress tolerance), and General Mood (happiness).
This story comes from an 11 year old girl. I don't feel like practicing the violin. My dad said that I have to, but then he asked me to do something else. That's good,because I hate to practice. I'll do the other chore my dad asked me to do so that I can delay practicing. My brother plays piano but my parents don't make him practice like I have to. Scoring ( 1 = Definitely not Present, 5 = Definitely Present ) Anger1 2 3 4 5 Happy1 2 3 4 5 Fearful1 2 3 4 5 Surprised1 2 3 4 5 Sad1 2 3 4 5
TOP TEN SUGGESTIONS 1. Label your feelings, rather than labeling people and situations. 2. Distinguish between thoughts and feelings. 3. Take more responsibility for your feelings. 4. Use your feelings to help them make decisions. 5. Show respect for other people’s feelings.
TOP TEN SUGGESTIONS 6. Feel energized, not angry. 7. Validate other people’s feelings. 8. Practice getting a positive value from their/your emotions. 9. Don’t advise, command, control, criticize, judge or lecture to others. 10. Avoid people that invalidate you.
The goal is to integrate thinking and feeling to live more effectively.