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The Cambridge handbook of wisdom

Contributor(s): Sternberg, Robert J [Editor] | Gluck, Judith [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2019Description: xv, 815 p. Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN: 9781108700344.Subject(s): Wisdom | Conduct of life | Philosophy - Wisdom | Wisdom - NeurobiologyDDC classification: 150.1 Summary: This is a comprehensive review of the psychological literature on wisdom by leading experts in the field. It covers the philosophical and sociocultural foundations of wisdom, and showcases the measurement and teaching of wisdom. The connection of wisdom to intelligence and personality is explained alongside its relationship with morality and ethics. It also explores the neurobiology of wisdom, its significance in medical decision-making, and wise leadership. How to develop wisdom is discussed and practical information is given about how to instil it in others. The book is accessible to a wide readership and includes virtually all of the major theories of wisdom, as well as the full range of research on wisdom as it is understood today. It takes both a basic-science and applied focus, making it useful to those seeking to understand wisdom scientifically, and to those who wish to apply their understanding of wisdom to their own work. https://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/psychology/applied-psychology/cambridge-handbook-wisdom?format=PB
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Table of contents:

pt. I Foundations of Wisdom

1.Race to Samarra: The Critical Importance of Wisdom in the World Today /​ Robert J. Sternberg
2.Philosophical Foundations of Wisdom /​ Valerie Tiberius
3.Sociocultural Foundations of Wisdom /​ Markus H. Woerner
4.Neurobiology of Wisdom /​ Dilip V. Jeste

pt. II Conceptions of Wisdom

5.Wisdom of the Crowd: Exploring People's Conceptions of Wisdom /​ Judith Gluck
6.Wisdom As Self-Transcendence /​ Michael R. Levenson
7.Wisdom As a Personality Type /​ Kathryn L. Nutter-Pridgen
8.Why People Often Prefer Wise Guys to Guys Who Are Wise: An Augmented Balance Theory of the Production and Reception of Wisdom /​ Robert J. Sternberg
9.The Distinction between Personal and General Wisdom: How Far Have We Come? /​ Ursula M. Staudinger
10.Wise Reasoning: Converging Evidence for the Psychology of Sound Judgment /​ Igor Grossmann
11.Practical Wisdom: What Aristotle Might Add to Psychology /​ Kenneth E. Sharpe
Contents note continued: 12.Wisdom As State versus Trait /​ Henri C. Santos

pt. III Measures of Wisdom

13.Performance-Based Measures of Wisdom: State of the Art and Future Directions /​ Ute Kunzmann
14.Self-Report Wisdom Measures: Strengths, Limitations, and Future Directions /​ Jeffrey Dean Webster

pt. IV The Development of Wisdom

15.The Development of Wisdom during Adulthood /​ Judith Gluck
16.Educating for Wisdom /​ Juensung Kim
17.Teaching for Wisdom /​ Emily S. Hagen

pt. V Cultural Perspectives on Wisdom

18.Cultural Differences in Wisdom and Conceptions of Wisdom /​ Fatemeh Alhosseini
19.Non-Western Lay Conceptions of Wisdom /​ Ali Intezari

pt. VI Wisdom and Other Psychological Constructs

20.Creativity, Intelligence, and Wisdom: Could versus Should /​ James C. Kaufman
21.Giftedness and Wisdom /​ Don Ambrose
22.Low Levels of Wisdom: Foolishness /​ Balazs Aczel
Contents note continued: 23.The Mirror of Wisdom: Self-Reflection as a Developmental Precursor and Core Competency of Wise People /​ Nic M. Weststrate
24.Identity and Purpose in Life As Building Blocks for Wisdom /​ Anthony L. Burrow
25.Wisdom, Morality, and Ethics /​ Judith Gluck
26.Wisdom and Emotion /​ Judith Gluck
27.Wisdom and Well-Being /​ Monika Ardelt
28.Relationship between Wisdom and Spirituality: An Expanded Theoretical Model with Mysticism and Gerotranscendence /​ Masami Takahashi

pt. VII Wisdom in Action

29.Wise Leadership /​ David Rooney
30.Professional Wisdom: Functions and Processes of Psychotherapeutic and Judicial Wisdom /​ Lauren M. Grabowski
31.Wisdom in Medical Decision-Making /​ Lauris C. Kaldjian
32.Wisdom in History and Politics /​ Lloyd S. Etheredge
33.The Urgent Need for Social Wisdom /​ Nicholas Maxwell

pt. VIII Conclusions

34.Why Is Wisdom Such an Obscure Field of Inquiry and What Can and Should Be Done About It? /​ Judith Gluck.

This is a comprehensive review of the psychological literature on wisdom by leading experts in the field. It covers the philosophical and sociocultural foundations of wisdom, and showcases the measurement and teaching of wisdom. The connection of wisdom to intelligence and personality is explained alongside its relationship with morality and ethics. It also explores the neurobiology of wisdom, its significance in medical decision-making, and wise leadership. How to develop wisdom is discussed and practical information is given about how to instil it in others. The book is accessible to a wide readership and includes virtually all of the major theories of wisdom, as well as the full range of research on wisdom as it is understood today. It takes both a basic-science and applied focus, making it useful to those seeking to understand wisdom scientifically, and to those who wish to apply their understanding of wisdom to their own work.


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