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Neuroscience Finds Wisdom Centers in the Brain

“The nature of wisdom has long been the domain of philosophers, but University of California at San Diego neuroscientists Thomas Meeks and Dilip Jeste have thrown their hats into the ring with the likes of Plato and Kant. They analyzed decades of research and found that the multitude of characteristics associated with wisdom—including social decision making and control of emotions—may be accounted for by a surprisingly small number of brain regions: a putative wisdom network.”

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July 14, 2009 - Posted by | Wisdom Blog posts

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