Aggression and emotional intelligence generally have a negative relationship. Researchers have established that conflict and aggressive behavior tend to characterize people with lower emotional intelligence. A team of Spanish psychological scientists extended previous research by focusing on the association between ability emotional intelligence and aggression as well as exploring the role of angry rumination in […]
We all have beliefs about our essential human characteristics. These beliefs, known as implicit theories, about things like intelligence and emotions guide our behavior. Some of us believe that we cannot change our essential attributes. Others, however, believe that with planning and effort, we can over time change intelligence or emotions and achieve positive outcomes.
Bad characters work in your firm, department, office, shop, store, or clinic. They lead your organization or work with or manage you. Your toxic boss or work colleague has certain personality characteristics linked with sexual harassment. They express these malevolent anti-social interpersonal behaviors in your workplace. Prior research has correlated these trait-related behaviors with either […]
Statistics, Stigma, and Sanism: A Public Health Warning About the “Perfect Storm” Heading Toward America’s Legal Profession
Is the bar nearly broken? Recently released findings from the most robust research study to date of the behavioral health of nearly thirteen thousand lawyers from nineteen states show some very disturbing facts about the American legal profession. Called for in 1990, and therefore long overdue, this empirical study conducted by the ABA and the […]
Happy, happy, happy….* Pursuing pleasant emotions and avoiding unpleasant emotions, just like the melody and lyrics of the very popular “happy” song will make you believe, can help us adapt and succeed most of the time. But, optimizing well-being also involves more than just maximizing pleasure. We must optimize our emotional experience.
Thought leaders in […]
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