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Can you describe the cognitive and non-cognitive abilities relating to Emotional Intelligence?

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Daniel Goleman wrote the book, Emotional Intelligence. Since its publication in 1995, emotional intelligence has become a popular phrase in business to determine someone's success.  

The cognitive functions of intelligence include items such as memorizing things and problem solving.  The non-cognitive functions are whether or not someone can get along with others, have good relationships within a group, and interpersonal skills.  Cognitive intelligence is generally based on IQ (intelligence quotient).

Emotional Intelligence combines the two, stating that these two factors indicate someone's ability to be successful.  However, other research has indicated that emotional intelligence alone is not alone a good predictor of success in the work environment. 

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The concept of Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a product of extensive research in the areas of interpersonal behavior, intrapersonal relationships and problem solving. The concept...

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