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  • How ‘Intellectual Humility’ Can Make You a Better Person

    By Cindy Lamonthe, NY Mag Science of Us There’s a well-known Indian parable about six blind men who argue at length about what an elephant feels like. Each has a different idea, and each holds fast to his own view. “It’s like a rope,” says the man who touched the tail. “Oh no, it’s more like the solid...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Wisdom and Knowledge, Which Should You Aim For?

    By Sofie Sandell, Huffpost Lifestyle, United Kingdom Last week I was discussing wisdom and knowledge and which you should aim for with Filipe Carrera and Peter Milligan in a Google Hangout which we broadcast live online. I found the topic extra appealing since my name, Sofie, means wisdom. I love it...
     Posted by: brendah
  • With age, comes wisdom and increasing doubt

    By Drew Edwards, The Record While most manifestations of my tumble into middle age are entirely predictable — mysterious aches and pains, the inability to digest delicious deep-fried foods, a preponderance of nose hair — there is one that I simply did not anticipate. Doubt. From my late-teens onward...
     Posted by: brendah
  • 3 Simple Reasons Google Doesn't Hire the Top College Grads

    By Zak Cheney-Rice, News.Mic The news: After years spent recruiting some of the best and brightest young people in the world, Google has learned an important lesson: GPA doesn't matter. In a June 2013 interview , Laszlo Bock, the tech giant's senior VP of people operations, told the New York...
     Posted by: brendah
  • The Problem with Confidence

    May 12, 2014 By David Brooks, The New York Times The current issue of The Atlantic carries a fascinating summary of “ The Confidence Code ” by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman. The essay runs through the evidence suggesting that women tend to have too little self-confidence. When asked how well they did...
     Posted by: brendah
  • Measuring Humility and Its Positive Effects

    By Don Emerson Davis, Jr., and Joshua N. Hook, Observer Over a decade ago, the positive psychology movement encouraged the discipline to examine the possibility that it had focused too much on problem-focused stories and research questions, while ignoring the positive features that made life worth living...
     Posted by: brendah
  • Wisdom from the Smartest Man in the World

    By Maria Uminski, Daily Collegian Kim Ung-yong has a confirmed IQ of 210, one of the highest ever. He started life as a child prodigy and could read four languages. He began taking university courses when he was a 3-year-old and was asked to come to the United States to work on pure math problems for...
     Posted by: brendah
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PUBLICATIONS
  • Cultural Humility: Measuring Openness to Culturally Diverse Clients (2013)

    Abstract: Building on recent theory stressing multicultural orientation, as well as the development of virtues and dispositions associated with multicultural values, we introduce the construct of cultural humility, defined as having an interpersonal stance that is other-oriented rather than self-focused...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Book Review: Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck—Why Some Thrive Despite Them All (2013)

    Book Review by Shrihari Udupa: Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen, Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck—Why Some Thrive Despite Them All . London, UK: Random House Business Books, 2011, 320 pp. ₹ 799 [Hardback] (ISBN: 978 1 847 94088 9) Excerpt: How do some companies thrive in uncertainty and...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Open-mindedness and Intellectual Humility (2012)

    Abstract: Among those who regard open-mindedness as a virtue, there is dispute over whether the trait is essentially an attitude toward particular beliefs or toward oneself as a believer. I defend William Hare’s account of open-mindedness as a first-order attitude toward one’s beliefs and critique Peter...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
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DISCUSSIONS
  • Can being in nature foster wisdom?

    Community Contribution by Sally Perkins The complexities of wisdom may lead some to argue that wisdom cannot be taught . While knowledge can be acquired from books by anyone who is willing to do the reading, wisdom appears to be a much broader and vague concept. It involves the ability to apply your...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
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