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  • Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Still Read Fiction

    By Gabe Bergado, Arts.Mic They tend to be more empathetic toward others. It's not news that reading has countless benefits: Poetry stimulates parts of the brain linked to memory and sparks self-reflection; kids who read the Harry Potter books tend to be better people . But what about people who only...
     Posted by: brendah
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PUBLICATIONS
  • The greatest magic of Harry Potter: Reducing prejudice (2014)

    Abstract: Recent research shows that extended contact via story reading is a powerful strategy to improve out-group attitudes. We conducted three studies to test whether extended contact through reading the popular best-selling books of Harry Potter improves attitudes toward stigmatized groups (immigrants...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Arts of the Wise Leader (2007)

    Self-published book based on the retreat of the same name I have l;ed for over 15 years. The central hypothesis of the book is that the theory and practice of leadership is better positioned within the larger topic of wisdom than the dominant managerial and psychological paradigms. A sample chapter of...
    (My publication) Posted by: Mark
  • Making Things Better and Learning a Lesson: Experiencing Wisdom Across the Lifespan (2004)

    Autobiographical memory narratives concerning times in which individuals said, thought, or did something wise were collected from adolescents and young and old adults. This "wisdom of experience" procedure is shown to be a valid means of studying experienced wisdom in everyday lives across...
    (My publication) Posted by: brendah
  • Time, Story, and Wisdom: Emerging Themes in Narrative Gerontology (2004)

    Narrative approaches in the field of aging are receiving increasing attention by theorists and practitioners alike. This article draws on recent thinking in narrative gerontology to look at three aspects of aging on which a narrative perspective can shed further light. In relation to the temporal aspects...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
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DISCUSSIONS
  • Planting Seeds of Wisdom Part 2: Can Schools Teach Wisdom?

    By Brenda Huskey Some say that wisdom cannot be taught, and that wisdom may be gained only through a life-time of learning through real-world experience. Yet if wisdom can be learned , it can be taught . But how? (Sternberg, 2001; Reznitskaya & Sternberg, 2004). The wisest of teachers have always...
     Posted by: brendah
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