John D. Mayer

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John D. Mayer
Institutions University of New Hampshire
Alma mater University of Michigan
Case Western Reserve University
Known for emotional intelligence

John D. Mayer is a psychologist at the University of New Hampshire.

He is a personality psychologist. He co-developed a popular model of emotional intelligence with Dr. Peter Salovey.[1] He is one of the authors of the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT),[2] and has developed a new, integrated framework for personality psychology, known as the Systems Framework for Personality Psychology. He is the author of Personal Intelligence: The Power of Personality and How It Shapes Our Lives.

Dr. Mayer received his B.A. at the University of Michigan, his Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University.


  1. ^ Compton, William C, (2005). "2". An Introduction to Positive Psychology. Wadsworth Publishing. pp. 23–40. ISBN 0-534-64453-8. 
  2. ^ Salovey P and Grewal D (2005) The Science of Emotional Intelligence. Current directions in psychological science, Volume14 -6

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