What Makes Us Human

Emotions make us human, Emotions can motivate us to take action, and Emotions can help us make decisions. We can’t imagine life without emotions. Psychologists refer our ability to understand, interpret, and respond to the emotions of others as emotional intelligence.

There are for branches to understand EQ :

Perceiving Emotions

Reasoning with Emotions

Understanding Emotions

Managing Emotions

All these branches are equally important to survive and live through society as it is the way to be a part of it. Understanding what others feel and react as well as putting across what we feel in a particular situation is extremely important. The method of measuring EQ has developed over time. Following are the types:

Reuven Bar-On’s EQ-i

Multifactor Emotional Intelligence Scale (MEIS)

Seligman Attributional Style Questionnaire (SASQ)

Emotional Competence Inventory (ECI)


For a more scientific understanding: https://www.verywell.com

Jui Kadvekar

Jui Kadvekar

IRIANS – The Neuroscience Institute 


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