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The second part of the EBW Graphics Series includes infographics highlighting a number of new topics: Ardelt’s 3-Dimensional Wisdom Scale, The Wise Personality, 3 Short-Term Wisdom Interventions and a cross-cultural wisdom study by Takahashi & Bordia .

The full EBW Graphics Series can be viewed online by clicking here.

The 3-Dimensional Wisdom Scale

The following infographic provides an outline of The 3-Dimensional Wisdom Scale developed by Professor of Sociology Monika Ardelt in the 1990s. As well as detailing the 3 dimensions, the graphic also highlights the critical interplay between the dimensions.


The Wise Personality

The following infographic outlines the 8 common traits of the wise personality, as detailed by a series of studies conducted by Paul Baltes and colleagues from 1997 to 2003.

The Wise Personality

3 Short-Term Wisdom Interventions

The following infographic highlights 3 strategies that have been shown in the lab to temporarily boost wisdom performance. The graphic refers to work by Baltes, Staudinger, Böhmig-Krumhaar, Grossmann and Kross over the period from the mid-1990s up until 2013.

3 Short-term Interventions

Wisdom & Culture

The following infographic highlights the similarities and differences between Western and Eastern students’ views about wisdom, as detailed by Takahashi and Bordia’s cross-cultural study ‘The Concept of Wisdom – A Cross-Cultural Comparison (2000)’

Wisdom & Culture

The full EBW Graphics Series can be viewed online by clicking here.

If you have any thoughts about the EBW Graphics Series, please get in touch. You can contact me via the about page or find me on twitter @EBasedwisdom.


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