Psychologists say it is a lie that people can learn to “just be” emotional, not just to express themselves.
In a new book, “Emotional Intelligence,” which is published by Simon & Schuster, researchers call the claim “dangerous” and “simply untrue.”
“The claim that emotional intelligence is simply a matter of being emotionally expressive is a dangerous and false claim that confuses people who are emotionally expressive with people who lack emotional intelligence,” they write.
“People who lack emotion intelligence can be less emotional than those who do.
But that does not mean they are incapable of expressing themselves in a way that expresses the emotional intelligence of others.”
They also argue that the claim about how “emotional intelligence” is just a matter to be learned has “nothing to do with science.”
“A great deal of research shows that people with high emotional intelligence do not lack emotional empathy.
They have the capacity to express their emotions with empathy,” they say.
They also point out that many research studies that have linked high levels of emotional intelligence to success are conducted by researchers who are also people with low emotional intelligence.
“When you compare a high emotional IQ person to a low emotional IQ, the result is the same.
They’re the same people,” they said.
In the book, published by the Princeton Review, psychologists Mark Nei and Brian Hare argue that emotional Intelligence is not a function of one’s genes or IQ, but rather is a result of “learning,” which they say is how we develop and learn to make complex decisions, understand others’ feelings, and express ourselves.
“The more we learn, the more we see the world, and the more accurate our judgments are.
But emotions are very subjective and we can learn, too,” Nei said in a statement.
“We can learn how to express ourselves, how to respond to the world in a positive way and how to make sense of the world.
We can even learn how much to trust people.”
Hare said the new book provides evidence for this, and also for a number of other important studies showing that high levels, as measured by the Emotional Intelligence Scale (EIS), are associated with high levels in life satisfaction, higher levels in the quality of life and lower levels in depression.
“Emotional intelligence isn’t just about your genes, or your IQ.
It’s about your actions, and how you choose to make decisions, and about how you think,” Hare said.
“It’s about how well you manage stress, how you treat yourself, and what you think of people and their lives.
It can be taught, and it can be learned from.”
Nei and Hare say that they have been working on this book for years, but they have never published a book on this topic before.
“We have spent a lot of time researching how we can help people improve their emotional intelligence, and we have published several books on this,” Hare wrote in an email to ABC News.
“This is an important step forward.
We hope that it will spur others to learn more about this important topic.”
Nein and Hare have previously written about the value of emotional empathy, which is a concept that has become popular in recent years.
The new book argues that emotions are not a “blank slate” and that people who have the ability to empathize, or “feel,” have the “capacity to do much more.”
“There is no question that people have emotions, and that they are not simply ‘sensory’ things,” they wrote.
“Our experience of them as well as our capacity to process them and their impact on our lives are shaped by a range of social, cognitive, biological, environmental, and psychological factors.”
The authors say there are numerous ways that people are influenced by the world around them, and this can have profound effects on their emotional and mental health.
“It is important to remember that the more a person is influenced by a group of people around them or by their environment, the greater the chances that they will have an unhealthy pattern of behaviour, which will lead to a wide range of problems,” they state.
“The more you can understand the role of your environment in shaping your behavior, the less you will have to worry about this and the less likely you will be to commit dangerous or harmful behaviours.”
In addition to helping people understand how the world works, the authors say that emotional empathy can also help people develop better relationships with others.
“A person who has an emotional intelligence may find that their social and emotional skills and behaviours improve over time, especially in the face of adversity, and they may even feel more comfortable around people who share their values and values systems,” they conclude.
“This is often a positive development for those who share your values and you may even become friends with others who share those values.
In addition, this might help your life in many ways.”
The book is available now for purchase on Amazon.