Emotional intelligence peaks beyond 59

See:

http://www.physorg.com/news/2010-12-emotional-intelligence-peaks-60s.html

Article reads: Older people have a hard time keeping a lid on their feelings, especially when viewing heartbreaking or disgusting scenes in movies and reality shows, psychologists have found. But they’re better than their younger counterparts at seeing the positive side of a stressful situation and empathizing with the less fortunate, according to research from the University of California, Berkeley.

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