International Journal of Education and Psychological Research

(Print and Online Peer Reviewed Journal)

Print - ISSN: 2349 - 0853
e - ISSN: 2279 - 0179


(September 2020)

Emotional Granularity – An Effective Strategy to cope with Emotions

Authors: Dr. Sreekala K. L.

Pages: 55-57


The concept of Emotional Granularity is very much related to the Emotional Intelligence of individuals. But Emotional Granularity is relatively a new concept developed by the Neuro Scientist, Lisa Feldman Barrett, based on her studied on Valence and Arousal of emotions in human beings. Our mind usually has a tendency to avoid feelings which are not favourable to us and accept only those feelings which gives us pleasure or goodness. But this tendency only leads to lessen our emotional intelligence. Here comes the significance of enhancing Emotional Granularity.