Marc Brackett is a Research Scientist in the Department of
Psychology at Yale University. He also is Deputy Director of Yale's Health,
Emotion and Behavior Laboratory and Head of the Emotional Intelligence Unit
in the Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy.
He is the lead developer of The RULER Approach to Social and Emotional
Learning, an evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL) program
that currently is implemented in hundreds of schools throughout the United
States and abroad. The acronym RULER refers to the five key emotion skills
of Recognizing, Understanding, Labeling, Expressing, and Regulating
emotions. Marc says authenticity is his most important value.