About This Chapter
Emotional Intelligence & the Brain - Chapter Summary
This mobile-friendly corporate training chapter shows supervisors basic information regarding emotional intelligence. As your supervisors work through these short and engaging lessons, they'll study concepts like amygdala hijacking and the impact that brain physiology can have on one's emotional intelligence.
The chapter can be accessed at any time that's convenient, and we've included short quizzes throughout the chapter to help your supervisors reinforce their understanding of the material. Our instructors are also available to answer any questions your supervisors may have about these concepts.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: The chapter helps supervisors develop an awareness of emotional intelligence and its applications in the workplace.
- Discusses emotional intelligence connections: Lessons discuss the ways in which emotional intelligence is connected to amygdala hijacking and the physiology of the brain.
- Improves emotional intelligence skills: Supervisors who complete the chapter can become skilled in emotional intelligence.
By the end of the chapter, your company's supervisors should be able to:
- Define the concept of emotional intelligence
- Explain how emotional intelligence is affected by the brain's physiology
- Evaluate the relationship between amygdala hijacking and emotional intelligence
1. What Is Emotional Intelligence? - Definition & Explanation
Do you know people who have difficulty getting along with others and a great deal of conflict in their lives? It's probably linked to their level of emotional intelligence. Learn what emotional intelligence is and how it is important in everyday life.
2. How Physiology of the Brain Affects Emotional Intelligence
One of the most unique aspects of the human experience is the tremendous power that emotions have over behavior. This lesson explores the connection between brain physiology and emotions.
3. Practical Application: Parts of the Brain & Emotions Infographic
This infographic will help you learn how emotions are created by different parts of the brain and how you can use this information to increase your emotional intelligence in the workplace.
4. Emotional Intelligence & Amygdala Hijacking
Controlling our emotions is not always easy and sometimes our emotions actually control us. In this lesson, you'll learn what amygdala hijacking is as well as how emotional intelligence and mindfulness can help minimize it.
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