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  • Women living in gender-equal countries show better cognitive performance later in life

    Association for Psychological Science Women's cognitive functioning past middle age may be affected by the degree of gender equality in the country they live in, according to new findings from Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. "This research is a...
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  • Philosophical Dialogue: Toward the Development of Wisdom

    by The Center for Practical Wisdom The University of Chicago Center for Practical Wisdom in joint effort with the Center for Teaching hosted a visit by Guro Hansen Helskog, faculty of Humanities, Sports and Educational Sciences at the University College of Southeast Norway. As an associate professor...
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  • On the Knife's Edge: Using Therapy To Address Violence Among Teens (podcast)

    Shankar Vedantam, NPR Click here to listen to the podcast The fight was over a pair of gym shoes. One teenager faces years in prison. The other — the 15-year-old grandson of Congressman Danny Davis — is dead. We often hear stories about murders sparked by trivial disputes. And we also hear the same solutions...
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  • Wisdom Doesn’t Come With Age, But It Can Be Learned By All

    by Katrin Blawat, SUDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG, English edition by Tanja Hofbauer -WORLDCRUNCH Rick Levenson, a professor of psychology at Oregon State University, has conducted research at several esteemed U.S. institutes and published an impressive number of scientific papers. This is laudable, obviously, and...
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  • 7 elements of wisdom that can make you happier as you age

    by Christopher Bergland, Psychology Today In a counterintuitive finding, researchers have discovered that a surprisingly large number of Americans are getting happier and happier as they age. Apparently, getting older doesn't inherently lead to a deterioration of physical and psychological well-being...
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  • TedMed Talk: Dilip Jeste on Seeking Wisdom in Graying Matter

    TedMed2016 Watch the latest TedMed2016 talk with Dr. Dilip Jeste as he answers the following questions: How do we define wisdom? Where in the brain is wisdom located? Does wisdom increase with aging and for what purpose? How can an aging brain allow for growth of wisdom? Dilip Jeste is a renowned geriatric...
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  • Conversations on Wisdom: UnCut interview with Ursula M. Staudinger (video)

    by Jason Boulware and Jean Matelski Boulware Ursula M. Staudinger, PhD is a Robert N. Butler Professor of Sociomedical Sciences and Professor of Psychology. She is the director of the Columbia Aging Center at Columbia University. She is a lifespan psychologist and an internationally leading aging researcher...
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  • Conversations on Wisdom: Judith Glück

    by Jean Matelski Boulware Judith Glück is a professor of Developmental Psychology at the University of Klagenfurt in Austria. Her research focuses on wisdom of the individual and how it develops over time. She also studies contextual conditions for the manifestation of wisdom, and how wisdom could be...
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