School Climate Walkthrough Tool Selected for Semi-Final Round of VITAL Prize Challenge
In August 2023, researchers at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence (YCEI) moved onto the Semi-Final Round of the Vital Prize Challenge for the development of their tool: The School Climate Walkthrough: A Student-Led Digital Tool to Improve School Experiences. The VITAL Prize Challenge “provides funding, resources, and capacity-building support for small teams to bring new discoveries to educational and learning contexts to improve the experiences of those who have been historically and systematically excluded from learning and education systems.”
Anticipating a Holiday Hangover?
With summer on its way, we find ourselves in the season of social gatherings which can bring up many different emotions. In this article, Drs. Marc Brackett and Robin Stern share 5 strategies to help navigate unpleasant emotions that we may face at upcoming get-togethers and strengthen relationships.Source: Medium
Why Social and Emotional Learning Matters - the Work of Chris Cipriano and team
Sandra Chafouleas, Co-Director of the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health, interviews Christina Cipriano, Assistant Professor at the Yale Child Study Center and Director of the Education Collaboratory at Yale (Former Director of Research at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence) on why social and emotional learning matters.Source: UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health
What is the role of emotions in creativity?
Which emotion or mood states help creative thinking? And which emotion or mood states hurt it? Dr. Zorana Ivcevic Pringle discusses the past four decades of research in The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity and Emotions.Source: Cambridge University Press
Who is on Your Team? Five Strategies to Skillfully Strengthen Your Relationships
To win a Super Bowl you need a strong team allegiance but how do you develop successful working relationships to make big achievements possible? YCEI's Dr. Marc Brackett and Dr. Robin Stern share 5 strategies for reinvigorating relationships with others using emotion skills to help rise towards shared goals.Source: Medium
When social-emotional learning leaves out students with disabilities
SEL is supposed to help all kids thrive, but students with disabilities are often excluded. Dr. Christina Cipriano, assistant professor at the Yale Child Study Center, knows that SEL can positively influence children's emotional development. Learn how she is leveraging research findings to make SEL more inclusiveSource: Mashable
What Happens When We Leave?
Social-emotional skills are essential to solidify a strong foundation for mental health in early childhood. Researchers at the University of Denver are collaborating with Yale University and Portland State University to explore the value of emotions during the critical preschool years with a two–year research study entitled Promoting School Readiness through Emotional Intelligence: An Efficacy Trial of Preschool RULER in Colorado.Source: University of Denver
All About Happiness: Definition, Health Effects, and How to Be Happier Every Day
What leads to happiness? Every year, lists like the WHR attempt to measure and quantify happiness. (It’s a collaborative effort of universities, research groups, and Gallup World Poll data.) “When people talk about happiness, they’re usually talking about their overall well-being,” says Robin Stern, PhD, a psychoanalyst and the associate director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence in New Haven, Connecticut. Emotions like joy and excitement can contribute to well-being, she says, but so do broader feelings of fulfillment, contentment, and achievement.Source: Everyday Health
Self-Awareness: The Secret to Making Sound Decisions
Emotions are information that can guide us to make better-informed decisions. However, emotions also can unconsciously cloud our thinking and our ability to make good choices. Self-awareness of our emotions can help our decision making process.Source: Medium