Suddenly being awash in tears shows a strong empathy response – a key component of emotional intelligence.
The emotions we attribute to party leaders on the basis of partisan affiliation may no longer hold sway in this federal election.
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The emotions we attach to political affiliation are shifting during this federal election. The vote may turn out to be a master class in how a party can capture the political mood and use it to its benefit.
Managing academic expectations, culture shock, language barriers and financial constraints amid concerns about viral safety are some of the intersecting stressors faced by international students.
International students are a vulnerable population who have faced many stressors in the COVID-19 pandemic. Emotional intelligence can help navigate these.
Boys often mirror the habits, interests and values of their own fathers.
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Fathers whose own dads were highly nurturing tend to have healthier levels of competition and be more emotionally open.
Or have we reached peak human intelligence?
The researchers are working on a way to train people to be better at spotting fake news.
Wearables already monitor our physical health – is it time for them to track our mental health too?
The high-stakes atmosphere of professional football means managers have to think smart to succeed. Emotional intelligence could be the smartest move they have.
Students who can regulate tough emotions will achieve more. Anxiety will not impair their test performance. They can push through the boredom and frustration to master dull or difficult material.
Power is linked to selfishness.
People with high cultural intelligence are more likely to have broader knowledge of foreign politics and economic systems.
People with high cultural intelligence are non-judgemental, tolerant of ambiguity and inclusive – and these qualities mean they are more likely to be successful in global business positions.
Understanding the facial cues from another person is a component of empathy.
Millions of people suffer traumatic brain injuries, and many lose the ability to emotionally connect with others. A new study suggests there’s a way to help them regain their ability to connect.
The former Manchester United player has a special place in the club’s history which boosts his leadership qualities when dealing with players.
Having a huge emotional connection to the club and its fans means Solskjaer could lead Manchester United more effectively than Mourinho.
Unlike squads before them, this exciting team of millennials have the capacity, courage and honesty to express their emotions.
A program called Generation Chosen offers marginalized Black youth from Toronto’s Jane and Finch community mentorship, community and the tools of emotional intelligence.
Black youth need programs that develop emotional intelligence – to combat institutional racism, social exclusion and white supremacy. The government’s promised $19 million is not enough.
Teach children to manage their emotions and they may reap the benefits in improved school grades.
Teaching children how to recognise and handle their emotions will help them at school, and in later life too.
Our workplace and work processes may be contributing to stress and bad behaviour.
It’s tempting to think that difficult coworker might be a psychopath, but this just distracts us from the difficult work of making our workplaces better places to be.
Jobs of the future will require emotional intelligence to complement the sophisticated machines we work with, so we need to equip young people with this vital skill
Protesters call for the firing of South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma.
The latest backlash against South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma sees demands for his removal grow wider and deeper than ever before.
Researchers have examined whether it is possible to increase empathy through formal training.
Some people are good at understanding the emotions of others but not at feeling them or commenting on them. So can we teach people the parts they lack?