Since the 1950s, the study of wisdom has migrated from theology and philosophy to psychology and neurobiology, revealing significant findings not only about how wisdom develops and is defined, but how wisdom may be modified by such conditions as culture, social contexts, and psychological and physiological states. The research has challenged a number of misconceptions about wisdom including, for example, that wisdom is a function of aging or a static character quality. We’ll explore such questions as: How can wisdom be assessed? Is wisdom homogenous cross-culturally? Is wisdom a function of knowledge, experience or character? Can wisdom be taught or learned?
A $50 discount will be applied automatically for adults 55+.