Summary #972

160 Studies provide strong proof that emotional intelligence is important in academia
  • Emotional intelligence found to be the third biggest predictor of academic success, outranked only by general intelligence and work ethic.
  • This finding comes from a complex analysis of 160 studies of emotional intelligence and academia, published in the last twenty years.
  • Researchers suggest that to improve academic results, school teachers should start including emotional intelligence courses in their curriculums.


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