Emotions Are Physical?

People drew maps of body locations where they feel basic emotions (top row) and more complex ones (bottom row). Hot colors show regions that people say are stimulated during the emotion. Cool colors indicate deactivated areas. (Image courtesy of Lauri Nummenmaa, Enrico Glerean, Riitta Hari, and Jari Hietanen.) Close your eyes and imagine the last...

What is Emotional Intelligence?

Put simply, it’s that “little something” that some people have that helps them successfully navigate through difficult social, professional, and personal interactions. People who are emotionally intelligent have a deep understanding of both -themselves and other people. They feel and show empathy and also, effectively express their own feelings. It takes a special set of…

IQ or EQ: Which One Is More Important?

Emotional Intelligence, or Emotional Quotient (EQ), is defined as an individual’s ability to identify, evaluate, control, and express emotions. People with high EQ usually make great leaders and team players because of their ability to understand, empathize, and connect with the people around them. IQ, or Intelligence Quotient, is score derived from one of several standardized tests designed to assess…