Emotional intelligence and spirituality: Quadcast interview with Robin Stern

In the new episode of the YDS podcast series, Robin Stern, co-founder of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, discusses the role of spirituality and religion in understanding and managing emotions, the danger of suppressing emotions like anger, and her groundbreaking work on gaslighting.

Listen to the episode on Soundcloud.

In addition to her work with the emotional intelligence center, Dr. Robin Stern is an associate research scientist at the Child Study Center at Yale. She is a licensed psychoanalyst with 30 years of experience treating individuals, couples, and families and is the co-developer of RULER (an acronym for the five key emotion skills of recognizing, understanding, labeling, expressing, and regulating emotions), an evidence-based approach to social and emotional learning that has been adopted by over 1,500 schools.

The YDS Quadcast is hosted by Emily Judd, who is Senior Communications Specialist at the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity, an international humanitarian organization supported by Pope Francis, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, and the leadership of the United Arab Emirates. She previously worked as a journalist in the Middle East.

Listen to past episodes of the YDS Quadcast.

Download the episode transcript here (.docx)

June 10, 2024