The Wisdom Scorecard
Monika Ardelt, a Sociology professor from the University of Florida and leader in the field of Wisdom research, defines wisdom as a combination of three different components: a reflective dimension, a cognitive dimension and an affective (or compassionate) dimension. To learn more about her model of wisdom, click here to read the recent post on the 3D Wisdom Scale, or click here to watch an interview with Ardelt. The 3D Wisdom Scale was developed to measure subjects wisdom according to this scale. The tool has proved to have impressive reliability and validity and is very popular as a tool in the field of wisdom research.