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Ch 2: Theories of Emotional Intelligence

About This Chapter

The Theories of Emotional Intelligence chapter of this Emotional Intelligence: Help & Review course is the simplest way to master theories of emotional intelligence. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of the theories of emotional intelligence.

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Anyone who needs help learning or mastering theories of emotional intelligence material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn the theories of emotional intelligence. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the two-factor theory of emotions and emotion regulation
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning psychology (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about theories of emotional intelligence
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra psychology learning resources

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  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Theories of Emotional Intelligence chapter exam.

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  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
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  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an emotional intelligence theories unit of a standard psychology course. Topics covered include:

  • What is meant by emotional intelligence
  • Definition and theory of regulation of emotion
  • The role of the amygdala in emotion
  • James-Lange, Cannon-Bard, and Two-Factor theories of emotion

7 Lessons in Chapter 2: Theories of Emotional Intelligence
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James-Lange & Cannon-Bard Theories of Emotion

1. James-Lange & Cannon-Bard Theories of Emotion

Have you ever wondered whether we have a bodily reaction or an emotional reaction to an event first? We will be looking at some theories from James-Lange, Cannon-Bard, and Schatchter-Singer that ask that same question.

Two-Factor Theory of Emotions: Definition and Relation to the Misattribution of Arousal

2. Two-Factor Theory of Emotions: Definition and Relation to the Misattribution of Arousal

Psychologists have found two parts of emotion: the physiological symptoms and the thoughts that define what we are feeling. In this lesson, we'll learn more about the two-factor theory of emotion and a related phenomenon, the misattribution of arousal.

What Is Emotional Intelligence? - Definition & Explanation

3. 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.

Emotion Regulation: Definition, Theory & Strategies

4. Emotion Regulation: Definition, Theory & Strategies

What is emotion regulation? How do people view it and is there a way to learn it? Learn about a common theory of how social interactions lead to success or failure based on how one controls and regulates their emotions.

Amygdala's Role in Emotion: Function & Overview

5. Amygdala's Role in Emotion: Function & Overview

The amygdala is a small structure in the brain. It may be small, but it can set off some powerful emotions. This lesson will review the structure, function, and role the amygdala has with emotions and other responses from various stimuli.

James-Lange Theory Of Emotion: Overview

6. James-Lange Theory Of Emotion: Overview

In this lesson, we'll discuss the James-Lange theory of emotion proposed by William James and Carl Lange. Learn about emotions and the James-Lange theory, then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Cannon-Bard Theory Of Emotion: Example, Overview

7. Cannon-Bard Theory Of Emotion: Example, Overview

Learn about the Cannon-Bard theory of emotion and how it differs from two other founding theories of emotion. Then, test your understanding with a quiz.

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