Emotional Intelligence

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Emotional Intelligence by Mind Map: Emotional Intelligence

1. Emotions can be something that can lead us to a transformation as good and erinching personal and as social interaction experience.

2. Relation with others Intelligences

2.1. Tradicional concept of Intelligence

2.1.1. Weschler, Spearman, Terman, etc.

2.1.2. Different types of intelligence Social Intelligence At first can't be measurable Features

3. Is one subset of Social Intelligence

4. Involves the hability to monitor one's and others' feelings and emotions to discliminate amoung them and to use this information to guide one's thinking and actions

5. Is a part of Gardner's view of Social Intelligence

5.1. Include knowledge about self and others

5.1.1. Intrapersonal Intelligence Distinguish feelings Allows to detect and to simbolize complex and highly differenciated sets of feelings

5.1.2. Interpersonal Intelligence Involves the hability to monitor others' moods and temperament Enlist such knowledge into the service of predicting their future behavior

6. Doesn't Include the general sense of self and appraisal of others.

7. It focus on the recognition and use of one's own and others' emotional states to solve problems and regulate behavior.

8. Mental processes involving Emotional Information

8.1. Appraising and expresing emotions in the self and others

8.2. Regulating emotion in the self and others

8.3. Using emotions in adaptative ways

8.4. Individual differences in processing styles and abilities

8.4.1. People differ in the capacity to understand and express emotion

8.4.2. Such differences may be rooted in underlying skills that can be learned and thereby contribute to peoples' mental health.

9. Appraisal and expression of Emotion.

9.1. Emotion in the Self

9.1.1. Emotional Intelligence allows for the accurate appraisals and expressions of feelings and stable laws may govern them. That determine various expressions of emotion Verbal Verbal emotions depends upon speaking clearly about them Introspection de emotions Alexithymia Scales for measure emotional expressiveness and serves for alexithymics too. Nonverbal Scales Have been found cossitent associations between emotional communication, empathy and depression.

9.1.2. Is an important part of Emotional Intelligence. The more level of competence we have at these skills more adequate social functioning.

9.2. Emotion in others

9.2.1. Nonverbal perception of emotion Is important that people be able to erceibe emotions in themselves also in those around them Insure smoother interpersonal cooperation Scales that measures individual differences in nonverbal receibing of others' emotions The Affect Sensitivity Test The Communication of Affect Receiving Ability Test (CARAT) The Profile of Nonverbal Sensitivity (PONS)

9.2.2. Empathy Is the ability to comprehend another's feelings and to re-experience them oneself Is a central characteristic of emotionally intelligent behavior Is a prerequisite for helping another grow Is a motivator for altruistic behavior Is dependence on subsidiary abilities Appraising and expressing emotion Understand another person's point of view Identify accurately another's emotions Experience the same or other appropiate emotion in response to them Comunicate and act on this internal experience. Scales Hongan's Mehrabian and Epstein's Developmental perspective suggest that appraisal of one's own feelings and those of others are highly related Hoffman's perspective

10. Regulation of Emotion

10.1. In the self

10.1.1. Meta-experiences of mood the result of a regulatory system that monitors, evaluates, and acts to change mood. Many situations provides data for build theories about the situations that bring about moods, and with that constructed rules will direct a behavior. Regulate mood by choosing one's associates Meta-mood experience may affect mood-change is by positively augmenting a person's overall internal experience Mood may be modified directly: the impact of mood on memory encoding and recall was generally stronger for positive than negative mood states. Aesthetic experience (read fiction, theatre, symphonies that lead to sorrow, tragedy, etc) allow us to practice feeling negative affect, to lead us to become more motivated to seek pleasant experiences.

10.2. In the others

10.2.1. Includes de ability to regulate and alter the affective reactions of others.

10.2.2. Goffman: "The Arts of Impression Management" Guide and control the impressions formed

10.2.3. Jones: emotional regulation through ingratiation

10.2.4. Rosen, Johnson, Johnson and Tesser: MUM effect People suppress negative communications to enhance their interpersonal relations

10.2.5. Mayer and Gordis: Advice givers compromise honesty to provide more interpersonal support in conflicts

10.2.6. Wasielewski: Theory of Charisma (an emotional regulation of followers by leaders)

10.3. People experience mood on both a direct and a reflective level.

11. Utilizing Emotional Intelligence

11.1. Flexible planning

11.1.1. the mood sweing differ in the frequency and amplitude of their shifts in predominant affect. In good moods, the probability of perceive positive events is higher

11.2. Creative Thinking

11.2.1. Mood may assist problem solving. Have impact on the organization and use of information in memory. The better the mood, the easier to find and categorize features of problems. The positive mood can facilitate more creative responses.

11.3. Mood redirected attention

11.3.1. Powerful emotions affects to repriorize the internal and external demands on their attention, and allocate attentional resources.

11.4. Motivating emotions

11.4.1. Moods may be used to motivate persistence at challenging task. People may use good moods to increase their confidence in their capabilities and persist versus the obstacles and aversive experiences.

11.5. Flexible planning

12. Summary: Conclusions and implications.

12.1. Emotionals skills are intercorrelated and share the fact that:

12.1.1. Involve emotional processing

12.1.2. are necessari a minimum level of competence and adequate, intelligent functioning.

12.2. Emotional Intelligence and health

12.2.1. The person with emotional intelligence Are open to positive and negative aspects of internal experience, label them, apropiate them and communicate them. Effective regulation contribute to well being is a pleasure to be around and leaves others feeling better. Attends to emotion in the path toward growth. Percive their emotions and use integrated, sophisticated approaches to regulate them and proceed toward important goals.

12.3. Deficits in emotional intelligence

12.3.1. If people don't learn to regulate their own emotions, become slaves to them.

12.3.2. People that can't recognize emotions in others, or make others feel badly.

12.3.3. Sociopaths.

12.3.4. Some deficits may lead to become depressed, even suicidal.