stress. Others ask subjects to identify which emotion a face is expressing (a skill on which women usually outperform
men, as we've already seen). Still others ask subjects to predict what emotion a person will experience in a given
situation, like meeting future in-laws for the first time or being asked an embarrassing question during a job interview.
- It's not clear that this concept offers much beyond personality. Most measures of emotional intelligence assess
personality traits, such as extraversion, agreeableness, and openness to experience, at least as much they do
intelligence. Moreover, although advocates of emotional intelligence claim that this concept predicts job performance
beyond general intelligence, research suggests otherwise. Moreover, there isn't much evidence that different measures of
emotional intelligence are highly correlated.