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  • Academic Minute Best-of 2016

    It's a New Year! Now you can find the Best of 2016 list from the Academic Minute here and listen to the podcast with Berthold Hoeckner of the University of Chicago Center for Practical Wisdom as he discusses wisdom and whether its only in the mind or if the body has a part to play too. Wisdom, Meditation...
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  • 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...
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  • The Wisdom Project: Can science really tell us anything worth knowing about wisdom?

    by Betsy Johnson-Miller, Bearings Can science really tell us anything worth knowing about wisdom? Dr. Howard Nusbaum thinks so. “Wisdom is not a magical thing,” says Nusbaum, principal investigator at the University of Chicago’s Wisdom Research Project. “It’s about solving certain problems and thinking...
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  • 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...
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  • Mindfulness and the Scientific Study of Wisdom

    by Matthew Brensilver, Mindful Schools As the scope of science expands, concepts that were previously confined to the humanities are receiving scientific attention. One recent example of this trend is the scientific exploration of wisdom . Traditionally, discussions of wisdom have been confined to disciplines...
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  • Higher Wisdom Is Correlated With A Form Of Dance And Ancient Traditional Practices

    PsyBlog:Understand your Mind Higher wisdom is correlated with these diverse activities. Classical ballet has been linked to increased wisdom by a new study. The research also confirmed that many varieties of meditation are linked to greater wisdom. The link, the researcher shows, is down to how meditation...
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  • Meditation and Ballet Associated with Wisdom, Study Says

    By Greg Borzo, Uchicago News Wisdom is often linked with age, but not all elders are wise. So, what makes a person wise? A new study, “The Relationship between Mental and Somatic Practices and Wisdom,” published Feb. 18, 2016, in PLOS ONE, confirms the age-old conception that meditation is associated...
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  • Meditating on Those Sunk Costs

    By Freakonomics, The Hidden Side of Everything The sunk-cost fallacy leads to all sorts of poor decision-making — like staying too long at a bad job or refusing to drop out of a hopeless mayoral campaign . Here’s how Dubner explained it in our podcast on quitting : A “sunk cost” is just what it sounds...
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  • Transforming Ignorance to Wisdom

    Thich Hai Tri, newstimes.com Buddhism is about transforming ignorance into wisdom for ourselves and others. The Buddha saw the world suffering and sought a way out of that suffering for all beings. The word often translated as "suffering" from the Pali texts is "dukkha," but I prefer...
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  • Google Seeks Out Wisdom of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

    By Jo Confino, The Guardian September 5, 2013 Global tech companies are connecting to the power of mindfulness and meditation to drive sustainability and happiness. Why on earth are many of the world's most powerful technology companies, including Google, showing a special interest in an 87-year...
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  • Practicing Wisdom by Mindfulness

    By Patrick B. Williams When I began delving into wisdom research at the University of Chicago, I did a little ad-hoc survey of friends and family on Facebook to sample what might be a layperson's conception of wisdom today. My uncle stated simply, a loving application of knowledge . A good friend...
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