The Assessing Emotions Scale

  • Nicola S. Schutte
  • John M. Malouff
  • Navjot Bhullar
Part of the The Springer Series on Human Exceptionality book series (SSHE)

The Assessing Emotions Scale, in some literature called the Emotional Intelligence Scale, the Self-Report Emotional Intelligence Test, or the Schutte Emotional Intelligence Scale, is based on Salovey and Mayer’s (1990) original model of emotional intelligence. This model proposed that emotional intelligence consists of appraisal of emotion in the self and others, expression of emotion, regulation of emotion in the self and others, and utilization of emotion in solving problems. Subsumed under these branches are functions such as verbal and nonverbal appraisal and expression of emotion and using emotions to motivate as part of the utilisation of emotions. Mayer, Salovey, and Caruso (2004) have since refined their 1990 model, but the basic aspects of emotional intelligence proposed in the newer model remain similar to those of the 1990 model.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicola S. Schutte
    • 1
  • John M. Malouff
    • 1
  • Navjot Bhullar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologySchool of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences, University of New EnglandArmidaleAustralia

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