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What Is… Intelligence Quotient (IQ)

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is intelligence quotient (IQ). We've probably all heard of the IQ test as a standard way of measuring intelligence.  What's actually involved, though?  Well, to begin, we should consider what intelligence is.  There is no single agreed-upon definition,… Continue reading What Is… Intelligence Quotient (IQ)

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What is... psychology series

What Is… Emotional Intelligence

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence involves the ability to recognize emotions in both the self and others, and then make decisions that take into account those emotions. The first noted use of the term dates back to 1964. … Continue reading What Is… Emotional Intelligence