By Sternberg R., Jordan J.

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Clayton and Birren (1980) encouraged the study of wisdom as a later life psychological competency of older persons. Their research examined the underlying structure of wisdom as perceived by differing age cohorts. They discovered that the concept of wisdom became more differentiated with an increase in age. There was an absence of a perceived relationship between the participant’s own age and wisdom. , life planning, life management, life review)” (Baltes & Smith, 1990, p. 95). There are five components to the Berlin wisdom paradigm: rich factual knowledge, rich procedural knowledge, lifespan contextualism, relativism, and ability to understand and manage uncertainty.

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1973). Handbook of general psychology. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. Yutang, L. (Ed. ). (1938). The wisdom of Confucius. New York: Random House. 2 Cultural Foundations of Wisdom An Integrated Developmental Approach Masami Takahashi and Willis F. Overton We once asked an ethnically mixed group of college students to name “wise” persons. The responses varied from their personal acquaintances and family members to well-known historical figures from all over the world such as Socrates, Confucius, Mahatma Gandhi, and Nelson Mandela, to name just a few.

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