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Parenting, Executive Function, and Children’s Emerging Emotional Intelligence

Abstract The construct of adult emotional intelligence has gained increasing attention over the last 15 years given its significant socioemotional implications for the ability to label, understand, and regulate emotions. There is a gap, however, in understanding how emotional intelligence develops in children. Parenting is one of the most salient predictors of children’s behavior and the current study investigated its prospective link to children’s emotional intelligence. More preceisely, this study took a differentiated approach to parenting by examining the distinct contributions of maternal sensitivity and emotion socialization to children’s emotional intelligence. In addition, executive function, considered a “conductor” of higher-order skills ... (more)
Created Date 2020
Contributor Ross, Emily (Author) / Crnic, Keith (Advisor) / Luecken, Linda (Committee member) / Bradley, Robert (Committee member) / Grimm, Kevin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology / Developmental psychology / emotional competence / emotional intelligence / emotion socialization / executive function / maternal sensitivity / parenting
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 78 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Psychology 2020
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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