Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Welcome to the Center for Practical Wisdom

    Wisdom was once regarded as a subject worthy of rigorous scholarly inquiry in order to understand its nature and benefits. It is difficult to imagine a subject more central to the highest aspirations of being human. The study of wisdom holds great promise for shedding light on and opening up new insights for human flourishing.

    Founded by Dr. Howard C. Nusbaum, Stella M. Rowley Professor of Psychology, the Center for Practical Wisdom and website features the latest news and publications on wisdom science, and encourages interdisciplinary discussions about how wisdom can play a role in the professions and in public life.

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Being wise is good for your health -- review looks at emerging science of wisdom

Review looks at emerging science of wisdom

School turns to the teachings of Aristotle

to boost pupil wellbeing

The Emerging Empirical Science of Wisdom:

Definition, Measurement, Neurobiology, Longevity, and Interventions

Fostering Wisdom through Civic Engagement

New grant awarded

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