"Emotional intelligence is defined as the capacity to see, understand and manage the emotions of one's self, of others, and of groups. (...)
Salovey and Mayer's built on this definition by describing EI as, 'The ability to perceive emotion, integrate emotion to facilitate thought, understand emotions, and to regulate emotions to promote personal growth.' Their model defined four types of skills."
Via Ariana Amorim, Mary Perfitt-Nelson, Ivon Prefontaine