What is Emotional Intelligence? Definition, 5 Key Qualities, and Usefulness

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What is Emotional Intelligence? Emotional intelligence (EI) also called emotional quotient (EQ) is the ability to understand, perceive, express, and regulate emotions. Emotionally intelligent people are self-aware, who can manage depression, anxiety, or anger. Emotional intelligence is a crucial part of social intelligence developed by Peter Salovey and John Mayer (1990, 1993, 1995, 1997). Emotionally … Read more