Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Welcome to the Center for Practical Wisdom

    Wisdom was once regarded as a subject worthy of rigorous scholarly inquiry in order to understand its nature and benefits. It is difficult to imagine a subject more central to the highest aspirations of being human. The study of wisdom holds great promise for shedding light on and opening up new insights for human flourishing.

    As part of the Center for Practical Wisdom, the  website features the latest news and publications on wisdom science, and encourages interdisciplinary discussions about how wisdom can play a role in the professions and in public life.


2017 Wisdom Research Forum Highlights

Watch the highlight video on the Wisdom Research Youtube page!

On Wisdom, Language, and Attention

An interview with Howard Nusbaum

Thinking More or Feeling Less?

Explaining the Foreign-Language Effect on Moral Judgment

The San Diego Wisdom Scale

A new scale for assessing wisdom based on common domains and a neurobiological model

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