Windows on the World: Dr. Tara Stoppa
October 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Dr. Tara Stoppa, Associate Professor of Psychology and Department Co-Chair, Eastern University
“Understanding Ourselves and Our Neighbors: Emotional Intelligence, Socio-Emotional Learning, and Human Thriving”
Abilities to process and effectively utilize emotional information both about ourselves and within our relationships to others are important aspects of human development and thriving. How might the concepts of emotional intelligence and socio-emotional learning potentially contribute to positive development? Additionally, how can we nurture such intra- and interpersonal abilities to better understand ourselves, improve our social relationships, and help to promote justice within our communities?