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PUBLICATIONS
  • Development of Relational Wisdom and Happiness in Late Adulthood (2017)

    Excerpt: The field of adult development and aging has focused primarily on the issue of well-being of the older adult (Lamb & Freund, 2010; Overton, 2010). Two central issues related to well-being are wisdom and happiness. It is generally assumes that wisdom and happiness increase with age, but this...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • The Language of Human Character (2013)

    Book Description: Hardcover release date 22 April 2013. It is virtuous to be wise and wise to be virtuous. The Language of Human Character is a reference book, textbook and workbook in one. It contains "The Human Character Dictionary," a definitive record of the language of human character...
    (My publication) Posted by: HPLCCEO
  • Processing Criticism And Spontaneity (2013)

    If Social Constructionism does not prefer monistic Postmodernism over dualistic Modernism, it should include, next to living expressions and spontaneous gestures, criticism into its process model, occurring as independent confirmation and implying coordinated reflection between the knowing organism and...
    (My publication) Posted by: Ron C. de Weijze
  • The Language of Human Virtue (2012)

    Book Description: Hardcover release date: 20 December 2012. It is virtuous to be wise and wise to be virtuous. The Language of Human Virtue is a reference book, textbook and workbook in one. It contains "The Building Virtue Dictionary," a definitive record of the language of human virtue with...
    (My publication) Posted by: HPLCCEO
  • To Be Virtuous, Second Edition (2012)

    Book Description: Hardcover release date 12 December 2012. It is virtuous to be wise and wise to be virtuous. To Be Virtuous, Second Edition is a reference book, textbook and workbook in one. It contains "The Human Virtues Dictionary," a definitive record of 4,900 definitions representing the...
    (My publication) Posted by: HPLCCEO
  • Aging and Wisdom: Culture Matters (2012)

    Abstract: People from different cultures vary in the ways they approach social conflicts, with Japanese being more motivated to maintain interpersonal harmony and avoid conflicts than Americans are. Such cultural differences have developmental consequences for reasoning about social conflict. In the...
    (My publication) Posted by: Igor Grossmann
  • Successful aging through the eyes of Alaska Natives: Exploring generational differences among Alaska Natives. (2011)

    By Lewis P. Jordan Abstract: There is very little research on Alaska Native (AN) elders and how they subjectively define a successful older age. The lack of a culturally-specific definition often results in the use of a generic definition that portrays Alaska Native elders as aging less successfully...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: Anna Gomberg
  • Are Older Adults Wiser Than College Students? A Comparison of Two Age Cohorts (2010)

    By Monika Ardelt Abstract: This study examined whether (a) older adults are wiser than college students, (b) college-educated older adults are wiser than current college students, and (c) wise older adults show evidence of personal growth. Using a sample of 477 undergraduate college students and 178...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: Anna Gomberg
  • The Crystallization of Contemporary Racial Prejudice across the Lifespan (2009)

    By P. J. Henry and David O Sears 'The conventional wisdom is that racial prejudice remains largely stable through adulthood. However, very little is known about the development of contemporary racial attitudes like symbolic racism. The growing crystallization of symbolic racism through the lifespan...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • Wisdom: A Culturally Inclusive Developmental Perspective (2002)

    This study examines cross-cultural age-related patterns of two modes of wisdom : the analytical (i.e., Knowledge Database, Abstract Reasoning), and the synthetic (i.e., Reflective Understanding, Emotional Empathy, and Emotional Regulation). A total of 68 American and 68 Japanese community-dwelling adults...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
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DISCUSSIONS
  • How Might Culture Influence Wisdom?

    By Masami Takahashi Masami Takahashi, PhD is a Professor of Psychology and Gerontology at Northeastern Illinois University. His latest research interests include: late adulthood and psychological strengths (e.g., wisdom, spirituality, religiosity); potential factors of longevity in the Blue Zones (geographic...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
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