Did you know?

15th October 2004 at 01:00
* A pound;5 million programme tackling emotional issues in primary schools was launched last year by the DfES: 250 schools in 25 LEAs are taking part

* One of the first scientific studies of anger took place in 1899. It identified the importance of a 'cooling off' period and is still used as a model

* Feeling unhappy makes people less clever, cutting IQ scores by up to 25 per cent

* The emotional intelligence movement started in the US in 1995. Within two years, four out of five US companies were promoting EI among their employees

* Teaching children to read body language and interpret tone of voice can help them understand other people's feelings; 90 per cent of an emotional message is non-verbal

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar, Buyagift.com, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today