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 […]
“Sensitive, but not sentimental.” That phrase can aptly describe the emotionally intelligent manager. Recent research suggests that leaders of legal and other organizations can put their fears about ineffective, “too soft” leadership aside. Why?
Research shows that emotionally intelligent managers’ greater sensitivities do not necessarily handicap their effectiveness at making tough decisions and their influence […]
The topic ostracism, a generally very destructive and negative social relationship behavior which involves a source ignoring and excluding a target, and its subtopics, occupies the top tier of post visits and overall popularity on Psycholawlogy. This post collects some prior posts about this popular topic from this blog, and provides a convenient “links […]
Decisions. Decisions. To make them we must search for, locate, store, retrieve, and sift through information about alternative options, and then make choices about next steps. This process frequently occurs under stressful conditions. A person’s negative moods and emotions, i.e. affect, can also impact those cognitive components of the processes involved in decision-making. We […]
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