For the longest time, parents, teachers, and researchers focused heavily on a child’s intelligence quotient or IQ. High-IQ individuals are often regarded as geniuses with more potential to academically excel compared to their counterparts. However, high IQ alone doesn’t always guarantee success. For instance, a study done on Mensa members showed a connection between higher IQs and higher risk of psychological conditions1. Currently, campaigns advocating for mental health are bringing emotional quotient (EQ) or emotional intelligence into the spotlight. But how would you describe a high EQ child? At ano ang kahulugan ng emotional quotient?