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NEWS
  • 5 Ways to Increase Resilience, Wisdom, and Well-Being

    by Caren Osten Gerszberg, Mindful Magazine Extending ourselves beyond what is familiar by relating to people who are older than us can offer meaningful life lessons and character strengths. There I stood, surrounded by people from my neighborhood at a cocktail party—our common purpose to celebrate the...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Finding Wisdom Without a Wake-up Call

    March 24, 2014 By Deepak Chopra, Huff Post I appreciate the four pillars that Arianna Huffington advocates in her new book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder , but one of them - wisdom - will have a hard time thriving. She defines wisdom...
     Posted by: brendah
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PUBLICATIONS
  • Wisdom and Hard Times: The Ameliorating Effect of Wisdom on the Negative Association Between Adverse Life Events and Well-Being (2016)

    Abstract : Objectives : Old age is characterized by many physical and social losses that adversely affect subjective well-being (SWB). Yet, past studies have shown that wisdom tends to be positively related to SWB in old age, particularly under adverse circumstances. We tested whether three-dimensional...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Eudaimonia and Wisdom (2016)

    Abstract: Wisdom is an ancient concept that has been the subject of intense psychological investigation since the 1980s. In this chapter, we summarize major findings from several different approaches to studying this elusive concept, from early work focused on its psychometric location to more recent...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • A Route to Well-being: Intelligence vs. Wise Reasoning (2013)

    Abstract: Laypeople and many social scientists assume that superior reasoning abilities lead to greater well-being. However, previous research has been inconclusive. This may be because prior investigators used operationalizations of reasoning that favored analytic as opposed to wise thinking. We assessed...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Intergenerational Relations in the West of Ireland and Sociocultural Approaches to Wisdom (2011)

    Abstract: Discussion of intergenerational relationships has perennially questioned how life experience can be transmitted effectively. This article revisits that debate, focusing on the intergenerational role of wisdom in the West of Ireland. Ethnographic reconstructions of wise interaction within families...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Wisdom, age, and well-being (2011)

    After giving an overview of Western, Eastern, and culturally inclusive theories of wisdom, this chapter summarizes the theoretical and empirical research on the association between aging and wisdom and the effect of wisdom on well-being. Cross-sectional and longitudinal studies show that wisdom characteristics...
    (My publication) Posted by: ardelt
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