Characteristics of Wisdom


Wisdom and Ageing


Antecedents and Effects of Wisdom in Old Age: A Longitudinal Perspective on Aging Well (Ardelt, 2000)


Wisdom and life satisfaction in old age (Ardelt, 1997)


Wisdom and Mental Health across the Lifespan (Webster, Westerhof & Bohlmeijer, 2012)


Wisdom and Culture


Opinions of Culturally Diverse Sample of Asians on Wisdom (Brezina & Ritomský, 2010)


Wisdom and Experience


Making Things Better and Learning a Lesson: Experiencing Wisdom Across the Lifespan (Bluck & Gluck, 2004)


The wisdom of experience: Autobiographical narratives across adulthood (Gluck et al., 2005)


Wisdom and Gender


Gender and Wisdom: A Brief Overview (Aldwin, 2009)


Wisdom and Implicit Theories


Laypeople’s Conceptions of Wisdom and Its Development: Cognitive and Integrative Views (Gluck & Bluck, 2011)


Wisdom and Neuroscience


Neurobiology of Wisdom: a literature overview (Meeks & Jeste, 2009)


Wisdom and Social Skills


Exploring Solomon’s Paradox: Self- Distancing Eliminates the Self-Other Asymmetry in Wise Reasoning About Close Relationships in Younger and Older Adults (Grossmann and Kross, 2014)


The social dimension of wisdom: Conditions for Perceiving Advice-Giving Persons as Wise (Stange, Antje, 2006)


Further Characteristics of Wisdom


A Heart and A Mind: Self-distancing Facilitates the Association Between Heart Rate Variability, and Wise Reasoning (Grossmann, Sahdra & Ciarrochi, 2016)


Expert Consensus on Characteristics of Wisdom: A Delphi Mehod Study (Jeste, Ardelt, Blazer, Kraemer, Vaillant, Meeks, 2010)


Human Strengths as the Orchestration of Wisdom and Selective Optimization with Compensation (Baltes & Freund, 2003)


Identity Processing and Personal Wisdom: An Information-Oriented Identity Style Predicts Self-Actualization and Self-Transcendence (Beaumont, 2009)


Life Satisfaction, Openness Value, Self-Transcendence, and Wisdom (Le, 2010)


Self-reported Wisdom and Happiness: An empirical investigation (Bergsma & Ardelt, 2011)


Using the Concept of Wisdom to Enhance the Expression of Wisdom Knowledge: Not the Philosopher’s Dream but Differential Effects of Developmental Preparedness (Gluck & Baltes, 2006) 


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