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  • Wise reasoning: Context matters (Video)

    Center for Practical Wisdom inaugural research forum presentation "Wise reasoning: Context matters" by Igor Grossmann, Assistant Professor, Psychology, University of Waterloo, Canada. Watch this video and previous wisdom research presentaions on the Wisdom Research Youtube channel . Photo courtesy...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • To Defuse an Argument, Think About the Future

    by Alex C. Huynh, Harvard Business Review If you’re caught up in conflict with someone, there are a few practical strategies that can help you resolve the situation. These strategies include seeking compromise, taking the other person’s perspective, being humble, trying to forgive, and not casting blame...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Pathological Demand Avoidance, Is wisdom a trait or a state, Anxiety-free comedy gigs

    By Claudia Hammond, BBC Radio4 Click here to listen to the podcast Claudia Hammond's guest is Mathijs Lucassen - lecturer in mental health at the Open University. Pathological demand avoidance is a developmental condition where children resist the demands of everyday life, and they can have extreme...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • How to be wiser: What is wisdom? And can you learn it?

    By Claudia Hammond, BBC News Wisdom is something that’s hard to define and yet somehow we know it when we see it. The wise people stay calm in a crisis. They can step back and see the bigger picture. They’re thoughtful and self-reflective. They recognise the limits of their own knowledge, consider alternative...
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  • Wisdom is more of a state than a trait

    by Christian Jarrett, Research Digest We all know the kind of person who did really well at school and uni but can’t seem to help themselves from forever making bad mistakes in real life. And then there are those characters who might not be surgeons or rocket scientists but have this uncanny ability...
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  • Study finds that our level of wisdom varies depending on the situation

    University of Waterloo press release While we may think of some people are consistently wise, we actually demonstrate different levels of wisdom from one situation to the next, and factors such as whether we are alone or with friends can affect it, according to new research from the University of Waterloo...
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PUBLICATIONS
  • Value Relativism and Perspective Taking are Two Distinct Facets of Wisdom-Related Knowledge (2017)

    Abstract: Objectives There has been mixed evidence for age differences in wisdom-related knowledge across the adult life span. This study investigated two potential moderators of the link between age and wisdom-related knowledge: the wisdom criteria and the wisdom tasks. Method To test these moderators...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Wise reasoning in the face of everyday life challenges (2016)

    Abstract: How stable vs. dynamic is wisdom in daily life? We conducted a daily diary study of wise reasoning (WR) by recording people’s reflections on daily challenges in terms of three facets: intellectual humility, self-transcendence, and consideration of others’ perspectives/compromise. We observed...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • EXAMINING THE INDIGENIOUS WISDOM IN EKEGUSII PROVERBS (2016)

    Abstract: This paper examines the cultural values and wisdom that are transmitted through Ekegusii proverbs. It demonstrates how proverbs are used to comment on a variety of human experiences and to maintain societal order. Some of the cultural issues that the paper examines include gender construction...
    (My publication) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Developing the Virtues:Integrating Perspectives (2016)

    Overview: Ethicists and psychologists have become increasingly interested in the development of virtue in recent years, approaching the topic from the perspectives of virtue ethics and developmental psychology respectively. Such interest in virtue development has spread beyond academia, as teachers and...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
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