Sluggish. That word describes the pace of instruction and training concerning emotional intelligence in American law schools. This post, another installment in the Beyond the Blue Book series* on Psycholawlogy, briefly discusses some significant points in the history of legal education and emotional intelligence, provides a current perspective, and closes by offering some simple […]
This post reviews a new book, New York Bar Picture Book: A Visual Study Guide for the New York Bar Exam, by Wela Quan. Her great book provides an interesting, delightful look at a special type of hand drawn notes – doodles – used by its author to study, prepare, take, and pass the New […]
We tell stories. This occurs naturally. These narratives help us comprehend the events which happen around us. We also construct life stories. These representations of our past, present, and anticipated future can foster self-understanding and personal meaning. Our life story helps us comprehend who we are and how we behave. Life stories also can build […]
Why should leaders of legal and other professional service organizations use emotional intelligence training to promote meaningfulness? A simple “It works” answers that important, relevant question. This post discusses highlights from a recent case study which provides empirical evidence that emotional intelligence training promotes learning about meaningfulness.
Scholars have documented many features of it which […]
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 […]
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