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  • The Wisdom of the Laity

    By Buttonwood, The Economist Retail investors are more influential than most people think “FOLKS are dumb where I come from,” wrote Irving Berlin in the musical “Annie Get Your Gun”. The song’s condescension towards yokels is reminiscent of professional investors’ disdain for their retail counterparts...
     Posted by: brendah
  • Toyota Brings Eastern Wisdom to a Harlem Soup Kitchen

    August 1, 2013 Douglas Capraro, Joonbug Food Bank for NYC receives efficiency instead of money Kaizen is a Japanese word that means "continued improvement" and for Toyota, kaizen has been an essential element in their success as an automobile company. According to their website, the "era...
     Posted by: brendah
  • In Decision-Making, It Might Be Worth Trusting Your Gut

    By ScienceBlog Turns out the trope is true: You should trust your gut — as long as you’re an expert. So says a new study from researchers at Rice University, George Mason University and Boston College. “How expert someone is within a particular domain has a positive impact on their ability to make an...
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  • What the [bleep]? Enhanced absolute pitch memory for a 1000 Hz sine tone (2016)

    Abstract: Many individuals are able to perceive when the tuning of familiar stimuli, such as popular music recordings, has been altered. This suggests a kind of ubiquitous pitch memory, though it is unclear how this ability differs across individuals with and without absolute pitch (AP) and whether it...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Intuitive Expertise: Theories and Empirical Evidence (2013)

    Abstract: Intuition has been long seen as an element of effective human performance in demanding tasks (i.e. expertise). But its form, constitutive elements and development remain subject to diverse explanations. This paper discusses these elements and explores theories and empirical evidence about what...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Predicting Soccer Matches After Unconscious and Conscious Thought as a Function of Expertise (2009)

    Ap Dijksterhuis , Maarten W. Bos , Andries van der Leij , and Rick B. van Baaren In two experiments, we investigated the effects of expertise and mode of thought on the accuracy of people's predictions. Both experts and nonexperts predicted the results of soccer matches after conscious thought, after...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: nick stock
  • The Cultural Roots of Professional Wisdom: Towards a broader view of teacher expertise (2009)

    D avid C arr & D on S kinner "Perhaps the most pressing issue concerning teacher education and training since the end of the Second World War has been that of the role of theory—or principled reflection—in professional expertise. Here, although the main post-war architects of a new educational...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: wattawa
  • Fostering wisdom: A psychological perspective (2008)

    Book Description: Publication Date: October 24, 2008 | ISBN-10: 1402065310 | ISBN-13: 978-1402065316 | Edition: 1 Wisdom is valued as an ideal aim of personal development around the world. But we rarely see how wisdom is understood in different religious and philosophical traditions and different scientific...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
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  • Expert Skill: A Model of Wisdom

    By Jason D. Swartwood, University of Minnesota Depending on my mood, I usually either twitch with excitement or cringe when asked about my research. I’ve tried out various answers to these casual queries, but my favorite is: “I study what (practical) wisdom is and how we can get it.” This response has...
     Posted by: brendah
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