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  • Robust Science Depends on Understanding the Science of Humans

    by Howard C. Nusbaum, Association for Psychological Science Observer Science is a method of generating knowledge and testing beliefs; it trumps authority by empirical evaluation and depends on reliability and validity to uphold that knowledge. But science also is a human enterprise: Whether in psychology...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Can Technology Help Us Connect With Our Essential Self?

    An Interview with Psychology Professor Howard Nusbaum by Lori Melichar, Medium From pedometers and Fitbits to calorie tracking apps, many of us have experimented with various personal technologies to help us track how much we exercise, eat and sleep to inspire us to do more of what’s good for our health...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • The Power of Wisdom to Enact Social Change

    By Jonathan Wai, Psychology Today Will technology really solve our problems? A conversation with Kentaro Toyama There are many people today who believe that the rise of technology and the logical problem solving mindset can erase many of the world’s problems. But after many years of creating technologies...
     Posted by: brendah
  • Teens and Digital Wisdom: Give Them a Round of Applause

    We often hear negative news about teens and how they use digital media. But research shows that teens can actually show adults a few things about being cyber-savvy. This doesn't mean that parents need to step aside; on the contrary, it means our offline chats should be full of discussion about what...
     Posted by: brendah
  • 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"...
     Posted by: brendah
  • Wisdom 2015 : Call for Contributions for an Edited Book: Practical Wisdom in the Age of Technology

    Submission Deadline Apr 15, 2014, 1-2 pages, double-spaced Notification Due May 15, 2014 Final Version Due Jul 30, 2014 Title of Book: Practical Wisdom in the Age of Technology: Insights, Issues and Questions for a New Millennium Publisher: Gower Publishing UK Series: The Practical Wisdom in Leadership...
     Posted by: brendah
  • How Arianna Huffington Uses The Powerful Potential Of Social Media To Create Change

    The Huffington Post founder talks about how the development of online tools has changed giving back. By Rachael Chong, CEO and founder of Catchafire Arianna Huffington is the president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of 13 books including...
     Posted by: brendah
  • The Wisdom 2.0 Conference: Merging Wisdom and Technology

    By Soren Gordhamer from The Huffington Post. "It is by most estimates an odd group to bring together ... the Vice President of Engineering at Twitter, the Vice President of Products at Google, along with a Zen teacher, and editors from the Huffington Post and the popular social media blog, Mashable...
     Posted by: Cait
  • Kass Backwards

    By Scott McLemee "Last week Leon Kass, chairman of the Council of Bioethics under President Bush, took to the podium to deliver the Jefferson Lecture of the National Endowment for the Humanities -- an event I did not go to, though it was covered by one of IHE's intrepid reporters . My reluctance...
     Posted by: wattawa
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DISCUSSIONS
  • Can science glean wisdom from disasters?

    Looking at the geographical distribution of natural disasters in the course of history, one might well wonder how earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, and forest fires can take tragic human tolls, again and again, in the very same place . Why do people return to these vulnerable sites? Why are they unable...
     Posted by: wattawa
  • Re: Can Academic Blogging Advance Wisdom Research?

    Here is a recently published article from Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics by Maxine Clarke entitled "Ethics of Science Communication on the Web." In it, the author argues that peer-reviewed journals remain the best means for scientists to communicate their results to one another...
     Posted by: wattawa
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