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Dr. Mahreen Khan is an organizational psychologist and Senior Quantitative Researcher of People Insights at Atlassian. She is the author of seven academic papers, including a 2021 meta-analysis that examines the decline in emotional intelligence (EI) among college students in the western world.
We explore the four facets of EI, the correlation between technology use and the decline of EI, and the potential knock-on effects of this decline at the societal level.
1:22 What attracted Mahreen to pursue a research related career?
4:57 Joe Rogan posted about Mahreen’s paper on the decline of emotional intelligence
6:42 The four facets of emotional intelligence used in the study
8:30 Which facets of emotional intelligence are on the decline?
9:18 Increase in technology use predicted declines in emotional intelligence
11:15 Why the study was focused on college students
12:34 Are the declines more pronounced with males or females?
13:45 Types of emotional intelligence and what emotional intelligence can predict
17:09 How elastic are personality traits?
18:50 The connection between wellbeing, self-control, and emotionality
20:40 How is health linked to emotional intelligence?
23:08 How might current macro trends be linked to declining emotional intelligence?
25:09 The life experience that helped Mahreen learn how to relate to various emotions
28:22 Is social media the worst form of content consumption?
30:28 How communication impacts emotional intelligence
32:05 How family stability impacts emotional intelligence
35:52 The conversation about emotional intelligence in the workplace
38:55 How long has social intelligence and emotional intelligence been part of the lexicon?
39:28 How employers can use data to shape their employees’ experience
41:04 The future of emotional intelligence
43:11 Elon Musk thinks every child should learn about these 50 cognitive biases
44:15 If there is one, what’s the floor to the decline in emotional intelligence?
45:31 “One Final Question”
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