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  • TED Prize winner wishes for archive of human wisdom

    By Glenn Chapman, Business Insider Vancouver (AFP) - StoryCorps founder Dave Isay unveiled a wish to use smartphone applications to archive the spoken wisdom of humanity. As this year's TED Prize winner, his wish came with the promise of help from accomplished and influential "tedsters"...
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  • Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Still Read Fiction

    By Gabe Bergado, Arts.Mic They tend to be more empathetic toward others. It's not news that reading has countless benefits: Poetry stimulates parts of the brain linked to memory and sparks self-reflection; kids who read the Harry Potter books tend to be better people . But what about people who only...
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  • The H.E.R.O.(E). Model of Wisdom

    By Jeffrey Webster A Professor of Psychology at Langara College in Vancouver, Canada, Jeffrey Webster, PhD has three main academic research interests: reminiscence functions, time perspective, and wisdom. He has developed and published psychometrically sound instruments to measure each of these constructs...
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  • Planting Seeds of Wisdom Part 2: Can Schools Teach Wisdom?

    By Brenda Huskey Some say that wisdom cannot be taught, and that wisdom may be gained only through a life-time of learning through real-world experience. Yet if wisdom can be learned , it can be taught . But how? (Sternberg, 2001; Reznitskaya & Sternberg, 2004). The wisest of teachers have always...
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  • The Transformative Power of Wisdom and Insight

    By Brenda Huskey Erik Weihenmayer was born with a rare disease called retinoschisis. As a young child, doctors told him that he would go blind, but they did not tell him how he was going to navigate the world as a blind person. Erik became completely blind by the age of 13. Depressed and in despair,...
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