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Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

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Publisher Comments:

Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until the discoveries of modern brain researchers, theorists could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's fascinating report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers us startling new insight into our "two minds" — the rational and the emotional — and how they together shape our destiny. Beginning deep in the brain, Emotional Intelligence shows us the exact mechanism of an "emotional hijack," when passion overcomes reason. Through vivid examples, Goleman then delineates the crucial skills of emotional intelligence, and shows how they determine our success in relationships and work, and even our physical well-being. What emerges is a crucial new way to talk about being smart. The final chapters reveal the possibilities — and limits — of "emotional literary," as it is taught by both parents and educators. The book concludes with a compelling vision of what true emotional intelligence means for us both as individuals and as a society. The message of this eye-opening book is one we must take to heart: the true "bell curve" for a democracy must measure emotional intelligence. Daniel Goleman offers a new vision of excellence and a vital new curriculum for life that can change the future for us and our children.

Book News Annotation:

Goleman, psychologist and science writer for The New York Times, explains how the rational and emotional work together to shape intelligence, using intriguing new information from neuroscience and psychology of the brain.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-339) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780553095036
Author:
Goleman, Daniel P.
Author:
Goleman
Author:
Goleman, Daniel P.
Publisher:
Random House
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Success
Subject:
Emotions
Subject:
Cognition
Subject:
Emotions and cognition
Subject:
Emotions -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Personal Growth - Success
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
September 1995
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.54x6.45x1.18 in. 1.32 lbs.

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