Anger shares a link with deception. Researchers recently investigated how anger can impact ethical decision making. Their laboratory research study investigated how feeling incidental anger, i.e. anger provoked from an unrelated source, can promote deception. Their study also considered how empathy plays a role in the link between anger and ethical decision making.
Anger ranks […]
American law schools eventually will either conduct their own studies or will borrow and adapt existing research, and follow the lead of their foreign counterparts and also several American dental, medical, pharmacy, and other professional schools, and implement some type of evidence-based emotional intelligence education and training, also known as social and emotional learning (SEL), […]
Emotions exert a powerful influence on our daily lives. They drive many things that we need or want each and every day. Emotions help us learn and make decisions. Our creativity depends in part on our emotional experience and abilities. Relationships develop, thrive, suffer, or fail as a result of our emotions and […]
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 […]
Members of the legal academy and their students, legal leaders, and others who train and seek to develop lawyers should take note. Empathy plays a critical role in the health and well-being of law students and lawyers and in the experience of clients. The practice of empathic communication acknowledges and honors emotions and feelings in […]
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