Permission to Feel: The Power of Emotional Intelligence to Transform Lives

Event time: 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Whitney Humanities Center (WALL53 ), 118 (Whitney Theater) See map
53 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Calendar Speaker/Performer: 
Professor Marc Brackett
Event description: 

Emotions influence learning, decision making, relationships, physical and mental health, creativity, and performance. But it’s our wise use of emotion that’s especially important. In this interactive presentation, Professor Marc Brackett will (1) describe his recent large-scale studies on the emotional lives of children and adults, (2) share his Center’s theoretical model of emotional intelligence, (3) present his evidence-based approach to developing emotional intelligence in schools and workplaces, which have reached millions of children and adults, and (4) teach participants tools to develop emotional intelligence to enhance personal and professional success.