Emotional Intelligence Needs a Moral Rudder

January 26, 2015 3:24 PM

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More and more schools are teaching students how to manage their emotions, in hopes that these skills will improve students' behavior and relationships with peers and teachers. There is also evidence to suggest that emotional intelligence -- or EI -- is linked to academic success.

While it would be such a relief for schools if helping students become "good" was as simple as teaching them emotional skills, a recent study suggests that there's a lot more to acting morally than knowing how to manage your emotions.

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