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  • New Wisdom Research Handbook: Edited by Sternberg & Glück

    by Jean Matelski Boulware, Center for Practical Wisdom The new big book of wisdom research The Cambridge Handbook of Wisdom , edited by Robert J. Sternberg (Professor of Human Development at Cornell University) and Judith Glück (Professor of Developmental Psychology at Alpen-Adria, University Klagenfurt...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • 'ON WISDOM' podcast goes live May 2018 (Igor Grossmann & Charles Cassidy)

    by Igor Grossmann & Charles Cassidy The On Wisdom podcast features a social-cognitive scientist in Toronto and an educator in London discussing the latest empirical science regarding the nature of wisdom. Igor Grossmann runs the Wisdom & Culture Lab at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Charles...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Social Sciences faculty receive named professorships

    John D. Kelly, Professor in the Department of Anthropology, and Howard Nusbaum, Professor in the Department of Psychology, have been appointed to named professorships, effective January 1, 2018. John D. Kelly has been named the inaugural Christian W. Mackauer Professor in the College and the Division...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Center for Practical Wisdom Research Forum: Igor Grossmann 2017 (video)

    Wisdom, Balance and Bias: Towards a process sensitive measurement of wisdom-related qualities The following is a recorded presentation of Igor Grossmann, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Wisdom and Culture Laboratory from the University of Waterloo, Cananda at the University of Chicago...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • 2017 Wisdom Research Forum Highlights (video)

    In August 2017, the Center for Practical Wisdom held its annual wisdom research forum. The meeting brought together key scholars and scientists to discuss wisdom from multiple perspectives and disseminate the latest research findings. Click here to watch highlights from the forum! Presentations covered...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • EBW Podcast: Wisdom Reloaded

    by Charles Cassidy, Evidence Based Wisdom This August, a select group of the world’s leading behavioural scientists gathered in Chicago for the Center for Practical Wisdom Research Forum 2017. Their task? To tackle some very ancient questions with some very modern tools. What is wisdom? Can it be measured...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Wisdom Research Forum 2017: Dilip Jeste (video)

    Can Wisdom be Enhanced? A review of literature The following is a recorded presentation of Dilip Jeste, Senior Associate Dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care; Estelle and Edgar Levi Chair in Aging; Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences; Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • On the neurobiology of wisdom: An interview with Dilip Jeste

    by Charles Cassidy, Evidence Based Wisdom Dr. Dilip V. Jeste is Director of The Stein Institute for Research on Aging , and Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego, and a neuropsychiatrist with particular specialism in successful aging and schizophrenia...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • A Year in Review

    The Center for Practical Wisdom: A look back at 2016 2016 marked the opening of the University of Chicago Center for Practical Wisdom. Led by Center Director Howard C. Nusbaum, the Center aims to advance the science of wisdom and its role in the decisions that affect everyday life. We want to understand...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Center for Practical Wisdom Research Forum: Robert J. Sternberg 2016 (video)

    Why is the world falling apart? The following is a recorded presentation by Robert J. Sternberg, Professor of Human Development from Cornell University at the Center for Practical Wisdom inaugural wisdom forum on July 14, 2016. Watch this video and previous wisdom research presentations on the UChicago...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
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  • New developments in psychological wisdom research: A growing field of increasing importance (2018)

    Abstract: Looking at the state of the world today, one cannot help but wonder what we need to do to ensure a positive and peaceful future for humanity. How is it possible that knowledge and information have become so much more accessible to people in many parts of the world, but we do not seem to have...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • A Handbook of Wisdom: Psychological Perspectives (2005)

    At a time when poor choices are being made by notably intelligent and powerful individuals, this book analyzes a form of reasoning and decision-making that is not only productive and prudent, but serves as well a beneficial purpose for society. A Handbook of Wisdom includes contributions from some of...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: Anonymous
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