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  • The Wisdom Project: Can science really tell us anything worth knowing about wisdom?

    by Betsy Johnson-Miller, Bearings Can science really tell us anything worth knowing about wisdom? Dr. Howard Nusbaum thinks so. “Wisdom is not a magical thing,” says Nusbaum, principal investigator at the University of Chicago’s Wisdom Research Project. “It’s about solving certain problems and thinking...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • The Skill of Wisdom Depends of the Skill of Attention

    By Howard Nusbaum Here’s a statement that most people, upon first glance, will probably disagree with: Wisdom is a skill. A skill that you can learn. I realize that it sounds funny to talk about wisdom — our ability to make good and virtuous decisions — like this. We don’t talk about intelligence as...
     Posted by: brendah
  • 7 Days of Genius: Reining in Attention (video)

    Where has our attention gone and how can we be more present and focused? Learn about why we’re going in so many directions at once and what can be done to achieve the ever-elusive “flow” that we need and crave. Speakers: Winifred Gallagher, Janice Kaplan, Howard Nusbaum, Linda Stone Click here to view...
     Posted by: brendah
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  • Thinking about wisdom as a skill

    By Howard C. Nusbaum Recently I have been thinking about wisdom as a kind of skill, as something you can practice and improve. It sounds funny to talk about wisdom as a skill because much of the cultural icons of wisdom like Yoda in Star Wars or Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid just seem to have wisdom—we...
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