Friday, May 27, 2016

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.

    As part of the Center for Practical Wisdom, the  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.


The Wisdom Project: Can science really tell us anything worth knowing about wisdom?

A brief interview with Dr. Nusbaum about the ongoing work with Wisdom Research Project in Bearings Magazine for the Wisdom edition of their quarterly publication.

Becoming Wise

Becoming Wise is an inquiry into the mystery and art of living. Peabody Award-winning journalist Krista Tippett engages the leading thinkers of our day.

Heart and A Mind: Self-distancing Facilitates the Association Between Heart Rate Variability, and Wise Reasoning

Is HRV related to wiser reasoning and less biased judgments?

The H.E.R.O.(E). Model of Wisdom

Jeffrey Webster, PhD, Professor of Psychology at Lanagara College in Vancouver, Canada discusses a model of wisdom, the role of narrative, and culture in wisdom research.

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