People’s interaction and social intellect of the person

  • Eduard Z. Ivashkevych Rivne State University of the Humanities
Keywords: social intellect, cognitive component, emotional component, behavioral component, social knowledge, social thinking, social intuition, empathy, emotional awareness, social interaction, social adaptation


In this article the author showed basic, fundamental features of social intellect: its continual nature; the usage of nonverbal representation of context; loss of accuracy for assessment of social conditions of verbalization of information being heard; acquiring implicit ability to subject-communication; updating personally meaningful experience.

We described three basic structural components of social intellect: a cognitive component, the emotional one and a behavioral component. The cognitive component contains: social knowledge; social thinking; social anticipation; social intuition. The emotional component includes: empathy – the ability to enter the position of others, put yourself in the other conditions; recognition of emotions of others; emotional awareness – the ability to distinguish and interpret people’s moods, emotions, desires, and to adequately assess the features of their impact on others; the ability to self-regulation – the ability to regulate people’s emotions and mood. Behavioral component consists of the following structural elements: social interaction and social adaptation.


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Author Biography

Eduard Z. Ivashkevych, Rivne State University of the Humanities

Candidate degree in Psychology, Professor’s assistant,
Rivne State University of the Humanities,
31 Ostafova Str., Rivne, Ukraine, 33000

How to Cite
Ivashkevych, E. Z. (2017). People’s interaction and social intellect of the person. PSYCHOLINGUISTICS, (21(1), 85-97. Retrieved from