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Author Reissland, Nadja.
Title The development of emotional intelligence : a case study / Nadja Reissland.
Published Hove, East Sussex ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
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 Floor2  BF576 .R45 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 166 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Concepts in developmental psychology
Concepts in developmental psychology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- Overview -- Background to the study of emotional intelligence -- EI in the context of emotional development -- Novel approach to studying the development of EI -- Emotional discourse and EI -- Emotion socialization and EI -- The case study -- The importance of the father and EI -- EI in infancy -- Labelling emotions in the context of EI growth -- Teasing and EI -- EI and cognitive development -- EI and death -- 2.Emotional intelligence: models and controversies -- What is emotional intelligence? -- How is emotional intelligence measured? -- 3.The language of emotional intelligence -- Recognizing emotions in facial expressions: is there a developmental progression? -- Pitch of voice and emotional intelligence -- 4.Regulation of emotional expression -- Self-regulation of emotions in infancy -- The effects of maternal mental health as the basis for emotional intelligence -- Socialization of positive emotions -- 5.Emotional intelligence: the ability to interact emotionally through empathy -- The development of empathy -- Trait and ability EI and empathy -- EI and understanding jokes -- 6.Emotional intelligence, health and negative emotions -- Negative emotional experience and coping strategies -- Other people's negative emotions: how nurses or carers cope with negative emotions and violence in the workplace -- Introduction to the case study -- 7.The language of emotions from the first months of life -- Socialization of emotion during the first four months -- Praising and reinforcing desirable emotions during the first four months -- Talking about fear and using humour in the fifth month -- Learning to talk about objects from 6 months onwards -- Learning to talk about emotions in the second year -- Conclusion -- 8.Acoustic aspects of emotion talk -- The influence of sound on the appraisal of emotion -- The meaning of the message is carried by sound -- Questions about feelings and questions about thoughts -- 9.On the changing table: the use of rhetoric with an infant -- The mutual influence of parent and infant -- The function of question -- The use of 'I' and 'you' -- Putting on socks: what routines can tell us about development -- Emotional intelligence in communicative frames -- 10.Teasing and emotional development -- How does teasing relate to emotional development and the development of emotional intelligence? -- Teasing involving innuendo -- Teasing involving sleep -- Teasing involving language or physical limitations -- Teasing involving appeasement -- Verbal teasing can involve nicknames -- Toto 'teasing' Daddy -- 11.From 'social smile' to laughter: how positive emotions develop -- How to explain a smile -- The problem with labelling emotions -- The function of smiles -- The changing context of a smile -- 12.Toto's experience of her father's death -- Death and how to explain it -- Death and life after death -- Passage to heaven -- Practical ideas about life after death -- Cognitive development and changing ideas about death and life after death -- Conclusion -- 13.Conclusion -- 14.Emotional intelligence for parents -- Websites -- Books.
Subject Emotional intelligence.
Emotions in children.
Child psychology.
ISBN 9780415359511 (hbk.)
0415359511 (hbk.)
9780415359528 (pbk.)
041535952X (pbk.)
9780203007495 (ebk.)
0203007492 (ebk.)
OCLC number 297149222