Kids who can accept and share their emotions do better in many ways, Gottman's research shows: - They form stronger friendships; - They achieve more in school; - They bounce back from emotional crises more quickly; and- They are physically healthier.
John Gottman, PhD, is a psychologist and a professor emeritus at the University of Washington whose best-known parenting guide is Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting. He lives in the Seattle area. Talaris Research Institute is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support parents and caregivers in raising socially and emotionally healthy children. It is based in Seattle.
Elizabeth Crary, John Gottman, Talaris Research Institute