Are these Responses Proof of Emotional Intelligence?

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Troy Hussain, Trinidad

Are these Responses Proof of Emotional Intelligence?

Suppose you were to choke while eating and I would bring you a glass of water.
Or if you spilled water, without you having to ask I will hand you a napkin.
I believe these responses from me to your immediate discomfort are appropriate. This is my emotional intelligence being activated to assist you.

  Joe Proops
Student (MBA), United Kingdom
 

Emotional Intelligence or Just Stimulus - Response

Isn't what you are describing a learnt response from childhood, based on basic stimulus - response. Would you describe this as emotional intelligence or basic learning...?

  Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands
 

Just Stimulus - Response; not Necessarily Emotional Intelligence

I agree with Joe, you could probably teach these things to a person with severe autism or otherwise totally lacking EI.
At the most these examples only prove a very low level of EI.

 

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