Ability to identify emotion in one's physical states, feelings, and thoughts
Ability to identify emotions in other people, designs, artwork, etc., through language, sound, appearance, and behavior.
Ability to express emotions accurately, and to express needs related to those feelings.
Ability to discriminate between accurate and inaccurate, or honest versus dishonest expressions of feeling.
Emotions prioritize thinking by directing attention to important information
Emotions are sufficiently vivid and available that they can be generated as aids to judgment and memory concerning feelings
Emotional mood swings change the individual's perspective to pessimistic, encouraging consideration of multiple points of view.
Emotional states differentially encourage specific problem approaches such as when happiness facilitates inductive reasoning and creativity.
Ability to label emotions and recognize relations among the words and the emotions themselves, such as the relation between liking and loving.
Ability to interpret the meanings that emotions convey regarding relationships, such as that sadness often accompanies a loss.
Ability to understand complex feelings; simultaneous feelings of love and hate, or blends such as awe as a combination of fear and surprise.
Ability to recognize likely transitions among emotions, such as the transition from anger to satisfaction, or from anger to shame.
Ability to stay open to feelings, both those that are pleasant and those that are unpleasant.
Ability to reflectively engage or detach from emotion depending upon ints judged informativeness or utility.
Ability to reflectively monitor emotions in relation to oneself and others, such as recognizing how clear, typical, influential, or reasonable they are.
Ability to manage emotion in oneself and others by moderating negative emotions and enhancing pleasant ones, without repressing or exaggerating information they may convey.