NEW ONLINE RESOURCES: The Center for Practical Wisdom at the University of Chicago

By Jean Matelski Boulware, The University of Chicago

We are pleased to announce the opening of the new Center for Practical Wisdom at the University of Chicago! The mission of the Center is to deepen our scientific understanding of wisdom and its role in the decisions and choices that affect everyday life. We will connect scientists, scholars, educators, and students at the University of Chicago with researchers and scholars internationally who are interested in studying and understanding wisdom.

The Wisdom Research Network website has been recently updated. Read more about the leadership of the Center, news, publications, core research initiatives, and upcoming resources for wisdom research at the links below:

ABOUT Learn about our goals and mission for the Center for Practical Wisdom at the University of Chicago. Meet the leadership team and the core research team.

NEWS Read the latest news about wisdom research and the activities of the Center for Practical Wisdom.

PUBLICATIONS Search our database for books and journal articles on wisdom research and wisdom-related topics.

COMMUNITY To contribute to the conversation and leave comments on the new website, join the Wisdom Research Network here. In this section, you will also find our Discussions page where you can read essays by leading research scholars, community leaders, and enjoy the Conversations on Wisdom series.

RESEARCH AND RESOURCES Learn more about each of the eight core wisdom projects, and read about past Wisdom Research (2007-2015). Under Education & Practice, curricula and resources for wisdom development and practice are coming soon!

Also in the research and resource section, you will find a suggested readings list, a compilation of references concerning wisdom from various disciplines. This literature review provides a solid foundation for exploring important conceptions of wisdom. A list of wisdom research methods, tools, and survey instruments as well as links to other online wisdom resources are included in wisdom measures and tools.

See it all on our new website: wisdomcenter.uchicago.edu



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