Press Releases

Let’s talk: The art of understanding and repairing our differences

January 19, 2017

In the wake of the presidential election, feelings are running high in America, with half of the electorate rejoicing and the other half panicking. The divide we felt in the nation in the run-up to the election now seems more intense than ever. How can we understand our differences? How can we begin to repair them?

Blumenthal, Murphy, Esty Announce Bill in Honor of Sandy Hook’s Jesse Lewis to Provide Social and Emotional Learning Skills to Teachers

April 13, 2015

(Hartford, CT) – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) today introduced the Jesse Lewis Empowering Educators Act to provide teachers powerful tools and training to support students’ social and emotional learning. The bill is named in honor of Jesse Lewis, who at six years old was tragically killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) is a co-sponsor.

Cloud-Based System Helps Center for Emotional Intelligence

June 24, 2014

As the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence grows by leaps and bounds, keeping track of everyone involved is key. Now, after a cooperative effort with Yale ITS, the Center has a tailor-made customer relationship management system (CRM) up and running. And not a moment too soon: the Center is generating buzz as director Marc Brackett gives over 100 talks a year.

New Mood Meter Mobile App Teaches Emotional Intelligence

June 17, 2014

May 7, 2014 — (New York, NY) –Dr. Marc Brackett and Dr. Robin Stern of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence today announced the launch of the Mood Meter app for iOS available in the iTunes App Store. The app was developed in collaboration with HopeLab, with content based on research conducted through RULER and the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.

Yale Announces Grant from Tauck Family Foundation

December 27, 2013

Funding Supports Collaboration between Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, Yale School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry, and Bridgeport Public Schools to Implement RULER

Yale Researchers Member of Scientific Team Collaborating with Facebook Engineers to Reduce Cyberbullying

January 10, 2013

NEW HAVEN (January 10, 2013) – Yale University announced today that Marc Brackett, Ph.D., Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Robin Stern, Ph.D., Psychotherapist and Research Scientist at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, will participate in Facebook’s Compassion Research Day on January 23, 2013, at 12 p.m (EST). The livestream conference will take place at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, CA. Brackett and Stern, researchers in emotional intelligence, are developers of RULER, an approach to teaching emotional intelligence skills.