Emotional Intelligence and Its Development in Family Settings



The paper reviews concepts of emotional intelligence most commonly represented in Western psychological and pedagogical works. It also describes one of the training programmes aimed at helping parents to become their children's 'emotional coaches'. The author emphasises the importance of emotional sphere as a component of school readiness.

General Information

Keywords: emotional intelligence, empathy, parent-child relationships, emotional learning, school readiness

Journal rubric: Psychological Practice

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Zagvozdkin V.K. Emotional Intelligence and Its Development in Family Settings. Kul'turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya = Cultural-Historical Psychology, 2008. Vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 97–103. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Vladimir K. Zagvozdkin, PhD in Psychology, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Pedagogical Psychology and Distance Learning, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, leading researcher at the Center for Management in Education and Science, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: altagro-rossia@mtu.ru



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