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Emotional Intelligence

"Emotional Intelligence" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The ability to understand and manage emotions and to use emotional knowledge to enhance thought and deal effectively with tasks. Components of emotional intelligence include empathy, self-motivation, self-awareness, self-regulation, and social skill. Emotional intelligence is a measurement of one's ability to socialize or relate to others.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Emotional Intelligence" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Emotional Intelligence" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 54 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2014
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.