emotional intelligence

Descartes’ Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain

This book comes from Antonio Damasio. The publishers say: “In the centuries since Descartes famously proclaimed, ‘I think, therefore I am,’ science has often overlooked emotions as the source of a person’s true being. Even modern neuroscience has tended until recently…
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Emotional Intelligence

This book has been written by Daniel Goleman. Its full title is “Emotional Intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ”. The publishers say: “The ground-breaking bestseller that redefines intelligence and success. Does IQ define our destiny? Daniel Goleman argues…
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Instead of rote learning useless facts, children should be taught wellbeing

Writing in The Guardian , Alice O’Keeffe says: “In his treatise on the future of humanity, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century , the philosopher-historian Yuval Noah Harari offers the young people of today some advice. In order to survive and thrive in adulthood, they should not rely…
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The School of Life: An Emotional Education

This book has been written by Alain de Botton. The publishers say: “We spend years in school learning facts and figures but the one thing we’re never taught is how to live a fulfilled life [editor’s note: see Bad Education ]. That’s why…
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