Staudinger and Goldberg Radio Interview: The Psychology and Neuropsychology of Wisdom and Compassion
This programme, hosted by Dr. Dan Gottlieb, was broadcast on the programme ‘Voices in the Family’ on the WHYY news network. Participating in the programme are Dr. Ursula Staudinger, director of the Columbia Aging Center, Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg, who is a Clinical Professor of Neurology at the New York University School of Medicine, and director of the Luria Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Stephen Post, Professor of Preventive Medicine and Founding Director (2008) of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics at Stony Brook University School of Medicine and Geraldine Grossman, a founding member of the Family Institute of Philadelphia, and a psychologist who has been in practice for over 50 years.
Wisdom on the Radio: Neuroscience and Native Americans
This programme was first broadcast in March 2013 at part of the ‘Ideas with Paul Kennedy’ series for CBC radio. The panel included a number of influential scientists from the field of wisdom research (Vivian Clayton, Monika Ardelt, Howard Nusbaum, John Vervaeke) as well as The New York Times science writer Stephen Hall, the legendary gameshow host Monty Hall and Janice Longboat, a Mohawk Elder.
Conversations on Wisdom – Interview with Wisdom Researcher Igor Grossmann
Psychologist Igor Grossmann is the principal investigator at the University of Waterloo’s Wisdom and Culture Lab. Here, as part of Chicago University’s ‘Conversations on Wisdom’ series, he talks about the importance of self-distancing as a strategy for enhancing wise reasoning, attitudes and behaviour.
New interview with Wisdom and Ageing Researcher Ursula Staudinger – October 2015
Ursula Staudinger and Paul Baltes developed the field-defining Berlin Wisdom Paradigm (click here to read the recent post outlining the BWP) in the 1980s. Here, as part of Chicago University’s ‘Conversations on Wisdom’ series, she discusses the positive plasticity of ageing and the importance of tolerating and even embracing negative emotions.
Neuroscientist Dilip Jeste discusses The Neurobiology of Wisdom with The San Diego Union Tribune
UCSD professor and neuroscientist Dilip Jeste outlines the brain circuitry that may underlie wisdom. To read the original paper detailing his research, click here.
Conversations on Wisdom – Video interview with Wisdom Researcher Monika Ardelt
Monika Ardelt, a Sociology professor from the University of Florida, is a leader in the field of Wisdom research. Here she outlines her much-celebrated three-dimensional wisdom scale (click here to read the recent post outlining the 3DWS) and discusses the possibilities and pitfalls of social media as a tool for the development of wisdom. The interview was conducted as part of a new documentary film entitled ‘The Science of Wisdom’.
Conversations on Wisdom – Video interview with Wisdom Research pioneer Robert Sternberg
Robert Sternberg, a highly-esteemed intelligence psychologist, talks frankly about his career at the forefront of wisdom research. The interview was conducted as part of a new documentary film entitled ‘The Science of Wisdom’.
Conversations on Wisdom – Video interview with Attention Researcher Amishi Jha
Associate Professor Amishi Jha runs the The Jha Lab at the University of Miami. Work at the lab focuses on the stability and mutability of attention and working memory. Here she discusses her research highlighting the benefits of contemplative practices. The interview was conducted as part of a new documentary film entitled ‘The Science of Wisdom’.