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NEWS
  • Wisdom Research Forum 2017: Robert J. Sternberg (video)

    Appointment in Samarra: Are we rushing to create a society of smart (and not so smart) fools? The following is a recorded presentation of Robert J. Sternberg, Professor of Human Development, Cornell University at the University of Chicago Center for Practical Wisdom Research Forum in August 2017. Watch...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Is the U.S. Education System Producing a Society of “Smart Fools”?

    by Claudia Wallis, Scientific American At last weekend’s annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science (APS) in Boston, Cornell University psychologist Robert Sternberg sounded an alarm about the influence of standardized tests on American society. Sternberg, who has studied intelligence...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
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PUBLICATIONS
  • The Breakdown of Civic Virtues and the Problem of Hate Speech: Is There Wisdom in Freedom of Speech? (2019)

    Abstract: When certain groups in society are disparaged and derogated verbally, aggression and violence against the groups can follow. When public figures and political leaders engage in this kind of discourse, there is implicit social licensing of aggressive and violent behavior against these groups...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • The Cambridge Handbook of Wisdom (2019)

    Summary: This is a comprehensive review of the psychological literature on wisdom by leading experts in the field. It covers the philosophical and sociocultural foundations of wisdom, and showcases the measurement and teaching of wisdom. The connection of wisdom to intelligence and personality is explained...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • WICS: A Model of Positive Educational Leadership Comprising Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity Synthesized (2005)

    Who are the people who become positive educational leaders? This essay presents WICS as a model of positive educational leadership. WICS stands for wisdom , intelligence, creativity, synthesized. Each of these elements is asserted to constitute one of the elements of educational leadership. Regrettably...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Why Smart People Can Be So Foolish (2004)

    Not only stupid people act foolishly: Smart people can act foolishly by virtue of their thinking they are too smart to do so. Such people tend to act foolishly through the commission of one or more of five cognitive fallacies: (1) unrealistic optimism, whereby they believe that they are so smart that...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
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DISCUSSIONS
  • Can Hitler be wise?

    Following a recent Wisdom Research Forum (July 14, 2016), hosted by the Center for Practical Wisdom, participants reflected upon some of the discussions of the meeting. One topic emerged around the idea of whether or not people such as Hitler or Stalin could be associated with wisdom in the sense that...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
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