“How learning shapes successful decision making in the human brain” from Science Codex is a short article about a study by Dr. Zoe Kourtzi in Neuron, that “demonstrates that the brain does not just learn the structure of the physical world but, through learning, encodes rules that regulate how we interpret future sensory information.”
Deric Bownds’ MindBlog entry discusses an essay by Gilbert and Wilson “Why the brain talks to itself: sources of error in emotional prediction” (provided in PDF). He specifically talks about “mental simulations of future events” – preveiws.
This is a post with excerpts from a summary of three papers in Journal of Neuroscience: by Martino et al. (open access), Sharot et al, and Croxson et al.
This is an essay from Neuroanthropology.
“Editor’s Note: The following essay by Darcia Narvaez is based on her paper Triune Ethics: The Neurobiological Roots of Our Multiple Moral Personalities, which was part of the Notre Dame Symposium on Character and Moral Personality. You can obtain all the conference papers online, including Daniel Cervone, Ross Thompson, Dan McAdams, and others.
Darcia Narvaez is associate professor of psychology at Notre Dame and executive director of the Notre Dame Collaboration for Ethical Education.”
“H. Sapiens Digital: From Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom” from The Wisdom Page
“H. Sapiens Digital: From Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom” by Marc Prensky is an article about digital technology and digital wisdom.
This is a short article in the New York times written by Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang about the key differences between robots and human brain. The writers argue that it will not be possible for artificial intelligence to become substitutes for humans in the near future due to those differences.
This is an article by Walter G. Moss about Howard McClusky:
“Perhaps the wisest person I have ever had much interaction with was Howard McClusky (1900-1982). He was a consultant to a National Endowment for the Humanities project that I (then in my mid-thirties) directed in the years 1973-1975 on Gerontology and the Humanities. ”
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“Wisdom and Wilderness” is an article by Joseph W. Meeker published in LANDSCAPE about the complex relationship of wisdom, wilderness, and humans. “Wilderness is to nature as wisdom is to consciousness.”
This is an article by the creator of Wisdom Page Copthorne Macdonald that appeared in Kosmos Journal. In it, he underlines “how outwardly acquired intellectual knowledge and inwardly acquired insightful knowledge imbue transformative action with wisdom and make it maximally effective.” (Kosmos introduction)