Monday 21 January 2019


Emotional Intelligence: from theory to practice to systemic change

Marc Brackett founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Emotions drive learning, decision-making, creativity, relationships, and health.

The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence uses the power of emotions to create a more effective and compassionate society. Its founding director is Marc Brackett, whose research focuses on the role of emotional intelligence in learning, decision making, creativity, relationships, health, and performance.

Hear Marc talk about practical ways in which we can develop our emotional intelligence and put it to work to improve our lives and those of others.

Marc Brackett, PhD.

Marc is a Professor in the Child Study Center at Yale University.

He is lead developer of RULER, an evidence-based, systemic approach to social and emotional learning that has been adopted by over 2,000 schools across the United States and in other countries, including the UK.

He has published 125 scholarly articles and received numerous awards. He consults regularly with corporations like Facebook, Google, and Microsoft on integrating emotional intelligence principles into employee training and product design.

Marc also is co-founder of Oji Life Lab, a corporate learning firm that develops innovative digital learning systems for emotional intelligence and related topics.
He holds a 5th degree black belt in Hapkido.

“Our work is about preserving what it is to be human — experiencing emotions, being present, interacting socially.”

Marc Brackett