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Emotional Intelligence

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.

Year introduced: 2010

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Tree Number(s): F01.752.543.500

MeSH Unique ID: D056348

Entry Terms:

  • Emotional Intelligences
  • Intelligence, Emotional
  • Intelligences, Emotional
  • Social Intelligence
  • Intelligence, Social
  • Intelligences, Social
  • Social Intelligences

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