...and the Wisdom to Know the Difference: Scholarly Success From a Wisdom Perspective

Glück, J. (2017). … and the Wisdom to Know the Difference: Scholarly Success From a Wisdom Perspective. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12(6), 1148-1152.

Abstract: What makes a researcher wise? At least for the field of psychology, I argue that the two main characteristics of scholarly wisdom are a desire to understand, rather than to be right, and an orientation toward ethical values. These characteristics do not necessarily produce the highest levels of academic success. Because wisdom is partly context dependent, the actual wisdom of our scientific output could be increased by making some changes to our publication and evaluation culture—changes that might benefit our field and even the world around us.

Read the article: Glück, J. (2017). … and the Wisdom to Know the Difference: Scholarly Success From a Wisdom Perspective. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12(6), 1148-1152.



(Something interesting I found)Posted:Nov 01 2017, 12:00 AM by jlmatelski
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