Wisdom in a complex world: Measurement, utility, and interventions
Philosophers argue that knowledge is insufficient for wisdom. Instead, they have argued that wisdom requires certain aspects of meta-cognition to flexibility navigate complex environments without a clearly-defined decision space: epistemic humility, consideration of multiple perspectives and ways a situation may unfold, observer viewpoint on a situation, and integration of different perspectives. First, I will showcase the psychological utility of these meta-cognitive processes for goal-management, well-being and prosociality. Next, I will examine situational contingencies inhibiting or promoting these aspects of meta-cognition in daily life.
Please join us for the Waterloo Institute for Complexity & Innovation's Open House on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018, in DC 1301, "The Fishbowl" from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Network with faculty and students interested in complex systems.
- Meet WICI's Director Dr. Dawn Parker and other WICI Members.
- Learn about upcoming events and initiatives.
- Light refreshments will be provided.
Modelling Complex Urban Systems Conference
WICI workshop: Leveraging systems approaches to improve human & planetary health
Join us for Dr. Ricard Solé's WICI Talk: "Synthetic evolutionary transitions: from cells to brains and ecosystems"
Dr. Ricard Solé is a Professor, at the Complex Systems Lab, in Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He will present on April 24th, 2018, in DC 1302 at 2:00 p.m.
Abstract: Evolution is marked by well-defined events involving profound innovations
Join us for the WICI Poetry & Complexity event on Tuesday, March 27, 2018.
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: University of Waterloo, Davis Centre. Room 1301.
Dr. Carla Restrepo is a Professor at the College of Natural Sciences, Biology, UPR, Puerto Rico.