Ability Emotional Intelligence, Cognitive Control, and Improved [Lawyer] Decision-Making Performance in Emotional Contexts
Emotion and cognition influence decision-making. Emotion influences cognition. Cognition influences emotion. The authors of the article featured here noted that “Cognitive processes such as attention, perception, memory, or cognitive control are integrated with emotions so that they jointly contribute to behavior to achieve adequate environmental and social adaptation.” Applied to them, this study’s results suggest […]
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 […]
Emotions can capture and dominate the mind, change information processing channels, and color the perception, thinking and decision-making processes, and behavior of lawyers and other professionals in their workplaces. Just like their counterparts in the business world and the medical profession who already have, legal leaders and lawyers must appreciate and accept the mounting evidence […]
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 […]
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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