Part 1 Conceptualization of Key Constructs.
1 Social Intelligence: The Development and Maintenance of Purposive Behavior.
2 Social Competence: The Social Construction of the Concept.
3 An Overview of the Alexithymia Construct.
4 Emotional Competence: A Developmental Perspective.
5 Emotional Intelligence as Zeitgeist, as Personality, and as a Mental Ability.
6 Psychological Mindedness and Emotional Intelligence.
7 Too Many Intelligences? Integrating Social, Emotional, and Practical Intelligence.
Part 2 Normal and Abnormal Development of Emotional Intelligence.
8 Levels of Emotional Awareness: Neurological, Psychological, and Social Perspectives.
9 Poor Judgment in Spite of High Intellect: Neurological Evidence for Emotional Intelligence.
10 Practical Intelligence and Its Development.
11 Development of Emotional Expression, Understanding, and Regulation in Infants and Young Children.
12 Emotional Intelligence from the Perspective of the Five-Factor Model of Personality.
13 Intelligence, Emotion, and Creativity: From Trichotomy to Trinity.
Part 3 Assessment Methods and Issues.
14 Assessment of Alexithymia: Self-Report and Observer-Rated Measures.
15 Selecting a Measure of Emotional Intelligence: The Case for Ability Scales.
16 Clustering Competence in Emotional Intelligence: Insights from the Emotional Competence Inventory.
17 Emotional and Social Intelligence: Insights from the Emotional Quotient Inventory.
Part 4 Prevention Strategies and Interventions.
18 Criteria for Evaluating the Quality of School-Based Social and Emotional Learning Programs.
19 The Effectiveness of School-Based Programs for the Promotion of Social Competence.
20 Social and Emotional Competence in the Workplace.
21 Emotional Intelligence, Adaptation to Stressful Encounters, and Health Outcomes.
22 Emotional Intelligence: Clinical and Therapeutic Implications.
About the Authors.