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  • The New Science of Wise Psychological Interventions (2014)

    Abstract: Citizens complete a survey the day before a major election; a change in the survey items’ grammatical structure increases turnout by 11 percentage points. People answer a single question; their romantic relationships improve over several weeks. At-risk students complete a 1-hour reading-and...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • How Universities Can Help Create a Wiser World: The Urgent Need for an Academic Revolution (2013)

    Scientific knowledge and technological know-how have unquestionably brought great benefits to humanity. But they have also made possible – even caused – our current global crises, above all the impending crisis of global warming. In this book, I argue that we need urgently to bring about a revolution...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • Mindfulness for Teachers: A Pilot Study to Assess Effects on Stress, Burnout, and Teaching Efficacy (2013)

    Abstract: Despite the crucial role of teachers in fostering children's academic learning and social–emotional well-being, addressing teacher stress in the classroom remains a significant challenge in education. This study reports results from a randomized controlled pilot trial of a modified Mindfulness...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Teaching Mindfulness in Medical School: Where are we now and where are we going? (2013)

    Abstract: Objectives Mindfulness has the potential to prevent compassion fatigue and burnout in that the doctor who is self-aware is more likely to engage in self-care activities and to manage stress better. Moreover, well doctors are better equipped to foster wellness in their patients. Teaching mindfulness...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Ethics Education of Business Leaders: Emotional Intelligence, Virtues, and Contemplative Learning (2013)

    Events on Wall Street and Main Street reveal that some business leaders make dramatically unethical self-serving decisions that ignore the public interest. How can business schools educate future business leaders to make ethical decisions? Unfortunately, most business schools fail in teaching ethical...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Misconceptions Concerning Wisdom (2013)

    If our concern is to help wisdom to flourish in the world, then the central task before us is to transform academia so that it takes up its proper task of seeking and promoting wisdom instead of just acquiring knowledge. Improving knowledge about wisdom is no substitute; nor is the endeavour of searching...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • What Philosophy Ought to Be (2013)

    The proper task of philosophy is to keep alive awareness of what our most fundamental, important, urgent problems are, what our best attempts are at solving them and, if possible, what needs to be done to improve these attempts. Unfortunately, academic philosophy fails disastrously even to conceive of...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • Wisdom and Ego-Identity for Korean and American Late Adolescents (2013)

    Abstract: Overcoming identity crises during adolescence may help adolescents understand the world around them. Although adolescents may have developmental potential for wisdom, little is known about the direct relationship between wisdom and ego-identity or any cross-cultural effects. Wisdom dimensions...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • A Cross-comparative International Study on the Concept of Wisdom (2013)

    The article aims to depict the most common ideas regarding wisdom from young people across different countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Republic of Korea and the United States. A questionnaire was administered to nearly 800 adolescents from these countries and comparisons by country and gender were...
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  • From knowledge to wisdom: Assessment and prospects after three decades (2013)

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