The ability to regulate emotions is only about 15% online by age 12 but grows to about 70% by around age 17. Testosterone, immaturity, and parental modeling affect emtion regulation skills. The Use It or Lose It rule applies: more practice, more neural networks develop for chill'in.
InspirEd from Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence offers free resources, designed by teens, educators, and SEL experts, empower students to work together to create more positive school climates and foster greater wellbeing in their schools and communities.
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Rate and learn about your emotion regulation style with the Measure of Affect Regulation Styles assessment.
Measure your emotional intelligence with this quiz by Greater Good Berkeley Education.
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