Tag Search Results: compassion
Browse All Tags
NEWS
  • Berthold Hoeckner, University of Chicago – Wisdom, Meditation and Ballet Too

    by David Hopper, The Academic Minute Listen to The Academic Minute podcast here Does wisdom come from the mind or does the body have a part to play as well? Berthold Hoeckner, Associate Professor of Music and the Humanities at the University of Chicago, discusses how being in tune with both mind and...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • A new study suggests mindfulness isn’t quite as miraculous as we’ve been led to believe

    by Olivia Goldhill, Quartz Mindfulness is having a moment. The practice, which involves consciously focusing on and recognizing your thoughts and emotions, has been found to reduce stress, improve grades, increase compassion, aid weight loss, and bolster resilience. Above all, mindfulness is considered...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Should We Train Doctors for Empathy?

    By Jill Suttie, Greater Good Science Center Following a wave of research suggesting the benefits of emotionally attuned physicians, the medical field is exploring ways to cultivate empathy. Nine years ago, I was told that I needed a full hip replacement. I was 46 years old and athletic, and had none...
     Posted by: brendah
  • The Wisdom Scorecard, Monika Ardelt, May 6, 2007

    by Tom Jackson, New York Times Magazine. Source: Monika Ardelt, University of Florida – Gainesville. Can something as subjective as wisdom be measured like stress or cholesterol? Some researchers have been trying to do just that. Among them is Monika Ardelt, a sociology professor at the University of...
     Posted by: brendah
Page 1 of 1 (4 items)


PUBLICATIONS
  • Intercultural Compassion in Higher Education (2017)

    Abstract: This chapter takes a philosophical approach to intercultural education and argues that changes are needed in higher education and the education of healthcare professionals. It is evident that despite the increased numbers of university graduates, the world is not becoming a better place. Conflicts...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • 12-Item Abbreviated Three-Dimensional Wisdom Scale (3D-WS-12) (2017)

    Abstract: Wisdom has been reported to be associated with better mental health and quality of life among older adults. Over the past decades, there has been considerable growth in empirical research on wisdom, including the development of standardized measures. The 39-item Three-Dimensional Wisdom Scale...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Sailing the “Seven C’s” of Leadership (2016)

    Abstract: Nurses are increasingly being called upon to lead changes within health care. How do nurses and, in particular, school nurses become leaders? School nurses lead daily in their work but often do not recognize themselves as leaders. The “Five C’s of Leadership”—character, commitment, connectedness...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Gender as a Moderator of the Relation Between Age Cohort and Three-Dimensional Wisdom in Iranian Culture (2015)

    Abstract: This study examined whether gender moderated the association between age cohort and the cognitive, reflective, and compassionate dimensions of wisdom, using an Iranian sample of 439 adults from three age cohorts: young (18–34), middle-aged (35–54), and older (55 and above). Results indicated...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • What Is the Impact of Online Training in Mind–Body Skills? (2015)

    Abstract: Background. Mind–body skills (MBS) training is popular, but in-person training can be inconvenient and costly. We assessed the impact of online MBS training on clinicians’ and trainees’ stress, mindfulness, and confidence in providing calm, compassionate care. Methods. This was a prospective...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Secret wisdom: Spiritual intelligence in adolescents (2015)

    Abstract: Current models of spiritual development suggest that adolescents have limited capacity for spirituality and spiritual experiences. Adolescents are seen to have immature moral and ethical judgment and be incapable of deep spiritual experience due to lack of cognitive development. This mixed...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Neuroenhancement: How mental training and meditation can promote epistemic virtue (2015)

    - Discusses the potential, and the positive effects, of regular meditation both from the perspective of the individual and the broader society suggesting that it could help promote a more ethical social climate - Offers a fresh take by connecting meditation to both improved cognitive flexibility and...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Development of a 12-Item Abbreviated Three-Dimensional Wisdom Scale (3D-WS-12) Item Selection and Psychometric Properties (2015)

    Abstract: Wisdom has been reported to be associated with better mental health and quality of life among older adults. Over the past decades, there has been considerable growth in empirical research on wisdom, including the development of standardized measures. The 39-item Three-Dimensional Wisdom Scale...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Individual and Societal Wisdom: Explaining the Paradox of Human Aging and High Well-Being (2014)

    Abstract: Objective: Although human aging is characterized by loss of fertility and progressive decline in physical abilities, later life is associated with better psychological health and well-being. Furthermore, there has been an unprecedented increase in average lifespan over the past century without...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Compassion Training Alters Altruism and Neural Responses to Suffering (2013)

    Abstract: Compassion is a key motivator of altruistic behavior, but little is known about individuals’ capacity to cultivate compassion through training. We examined whether compassion may be systematically trained by testing whether (a) short-term compassion training increases altruistic behavior and...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
Page 1 of 2 (17 items) 1 2 Next >


DISCUSSIONS
  • Are we ready for wisdom in health care?

    By Margaret Plews-Ogan, MD, MS and Gene Beyt, MD, MS It seems that there could not be a better place for wisdom to take hold than in health care. What profession is more in need of making wise choices than one trusted with people’s lives? What organizations are more in need of wisdom than those charged...
     Posted by: brendah
Page 1 of 1 (1 items)
Join the Network    
Users are able to post wisdom-related news & publications, maintain a profile, and participate in discussion forums.