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Books About Emotions for Preschool
Emotions can be difficult. For adults, absolutely, but even more so for children. How are they supposed to express the hard ones like grief, anger, or sadness without the language to describe them? Creating a foundation of emotional intelligence has been a goal of mine since before my children were born. Thankfully, there are some great works out there that make the murky waters of raising emotionally literate people a little more clear. Oh, the tamper tantrums that come with toddlers and preschoolers. Suddenly the world is over.
Helping young children gain control of their emotions is a two-step process. First, they need to learn how to identify their emotions and then how to manage them through self regulation. Identifying and managing our own emotions as adults can be very difficult, but young children are still learning what emotions are and how to respond appropriately to everyday feelings like anger and sadness. As teachers and parents it is our job to help young children understand and identify their feelings, as well as communicate those feelings effectively to others. Age-appropriate books can be helpful tools when it comes to learning how to identify and manage big feelings and emotions.
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What is a good emotional intelligence book? Which will help you understand and apply emotional intelligence? Do you also want your children to have some great reading steeped in EQ? Next, Dr. Why do we think the way we do, and why does that matter? In this compelling, profound, yet easy-to-understand work, Kahneman psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics explains how we can use emotion to think and make better decisions. Arguably the most important psychologist in history, Kahneman has reshaped cognitive psychology, the analysis of rationality and reason, the understanding of risk and the study of happiness and well-being.
Make Your Own List. Not every culture has a word for 'fear. There's a lot that will surprise you about the way we process emotions, says the neuroscientist and psychologist Lisa Feldman Barrett. Here she picks five books that illustrate our understanding of how emotions work. Interview by Cal Flyn. She has published over peer-reviewed scientific papers and six academic volumes.