On Wisdom

By Charles Cassidy and Igor Grossmann

On Wisdom features a social and cognitive scientist in Toronto and an educator in London discussing the latest empirical science regarding the nature of wisdom. Igor Grossmann runs the Wisdom & Culture Lab at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Charles Cassidy runs the Evidence-Based Wisdom project in London, UK. The podcast thrives on a diet of freewheeling conversation on wisdom, decision-making, wellbeing, and society and includes regular guests spots with leading behavioral scientists from the field of wisdom research and beyond. Welcome to The On Wisdom Podcast.

  1. 1.
    37: World After Covid series: Wisdom for Positive Consequences (Pt. I) - Sympathy and Compassion, Self-distancing, Perspective-taking, and Learning from pandemics
    29:36
  2. 2.
    36: World After Covid series: Positive Consequences (Part II) - Political cooperation, Nature, Solidarity, and Prosocial behaviours
    44:00
  3. 3.
    35: World After Covid series: Positive Consequences (Part I) - Political and structural change, Care for elders, Social connectedness, and Reconsidering habits
    28:24
  4. 4.
    34: World After Covid series: Wisdom for Now (Part II) - What's important, Living in the moment, Social connectedness, and Shared humanity
    22:33
  5. 5.
    33: World After Covid series: Wisdom for Now (Part I)
    27:18
  6. 6.
    32: Shifting Gears: Wisdom in the 'World After Covid'
    2:27
  7. 7.
    31: The Meaning of Wisdom Before and During the Pandemic (with Ricca Edmondson)
    44:51
  8. 8.
    30: Emotions, Attention, and Decision Making in the Aging Brain (with Mara Mather)
    44:41
  1. 9.
    29: Charting Pandemic Waters: A Common Wisdom Model for Uncertain Times (with Howard Nusbaum)
    1:08:00
  2. 10.
    28: Pandemic Happiness (with Sonja Lyubomirsky)
    31:55
  3. 11.
    27: The Wisdom of a Modern Elder (with Chip Conley)
    53:42
  4. 12.
    26: Wicked Problems (with Judith Glück)
    59:44
  5. 13.
    25: 'This is Basically a Revolution': Self-Knowledge and The Battle for Better Science (with Simine Vazire)
    59:01
  6. 14.
    24: Misbehavioral Economics: Choosing irrationality
    39:00
  7. 15.
    23: Antifragility, Gut Feelings, and the Myth of Pure Evil (with Jonathan Haidt)
    57:38
  8. 16.
    22: The Epistemic Tightrope: Walking The Line of Doubt (with Scott Lilienfeld)
    51:46
  9. 17.
    21: The Art and Science of Knowing You Don't Know (with Mark Alfano)
    53:32
  10. 18.
    Episode 20: The Science of Awe (with Dacher Keltner)
    58:08
  11. 19.
    Episode 19: The Individual and The Culture (with Adam Grant)
    30:42
  12. 20.
    Episode 18: The End of the World is Nigh: Polarised Tribes, Passionate Words, and the Partisan Brain (with Jay Van Bavel)
    1:03:58
  13. 21.
    Episode 17: The Metaphysics of Email and The Perils of Productivity (with Oliver Burkeman)
    1:02:34
  14. 22.
    Episode 16: Beware the Intelligence Trap! (with David Robson)
    59:26
  15. 23.
    Episode 15: Wisdom, Bullshit & Beliefs (with Gordon Pennycook)
    45:07
  16. 24.
    Episode 14: Wisdom & Social Norms (with Michele Gelfand)
    59:02
  17. 25.
    Episode 13: Can Wisdom be Taught?
    52:40
  18. 26.
    Episode 12: Social and Emotional Aging (with Laura Carstensen)
    1:00:52
  19. 27.
    Episode 11: Wisdom at Work (with Barry Schwartz)
    58:40
  20. 28.
    Episode 10: Wise Bodies, Wise Brains (with Wendy Berry Mendes)
    49:35
  21. 29.
    Episode 9: Dangerous Reflections (with Valerie Tiberius)
    50:04
  22. 30.
    Episode 8: The Dark Side (with Paul Bloom)
    58:40
  23. 31.
    Episode 7: Why We Tell Stories (with Nic Weststrate)
    55:42
  24. 32.
    Episode 6: Wisdom, Class & Inequality (with Michael Kraus)
    1:03:45
  25. 33.
    Episode 5: The Foolish Sage (with Eranda Jayawickreme)
    52:50
  26. 34.
    Episode 4: Yoda vs Spock (with Stéphane Côté)
    1:03:09
  27. 35.
    Episode 3: On Death (with Laura Blackie)
    53:40
  28. 36.
    Episode 2: The Paradox of Ageing
    56:20
  29. 37.
    Episode 1: Wisdom vs Intelligence
    1:01:16

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