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.”
What Makes Art Meaningful?
Is art meaningful? In this Psychology Today article, Dr. Zorana Ivcevic Pringle reveals five essential understandings and insights that she discovered while exploring the connections between artist intention, audience interpretation, and the emotional impact of art.Source: Psychology Today
Gaslighting happens in families. How to spot and stop it.
In families, gaslighting is confusing and hard to accept. Why would people who love you want to drive you crazy or undermine your reality? Drs. Robin Stern and Marc Brackett give advice on how to identify what gaslighting looks and feels like in families, and how to stop being a victim.Source: The Washington Post
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
March Madness: Relationships and Basketball have a lot in Common
What do basketball and relationships have in common? YCEI's Dr. Marc Brackett and Dr. Robin Stern share how practicing necessary skills and good form moves us forward in relationships and how to play together on the same team throughout the process.Source: Medium
Your Brain on Art
In this new Psychology Today article, Drs. Zorana Ivcevic Pringle and Oshin Vartanian explore the neuroscience of creative production and art appreciation. Artists draw on memories to create and end up with objects of art. And viewers start with those objects and delve into personal memories to interpret it and understand its meaning. Both involve brain areas related to object recognition, visual-spatial processing, and episodic memory.Source: Psychology Today