Training for Wisdom: The Distanced-Self-Reflection Diary Method

@article{Grossmann2019TrainingFW,
  title={Training for Wisdom: The Distanced-Self-Reflection Diary Method},
  author={Igor Grossmann and Anna Dorfman and Harrison Oakes and Henri Carlo Santos and Kathleen D. Vohs and Abigail A. Scholer},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2019},
  volume={32},
  pages={381 - 394}
}
How can people wisely navigate social conflict? Two preregistered longitudinal experiments (Study 1: Canadian adults; Study 2: American and Canadian adults; total N = 555) tested whether encouraging distanced (i.e., third-person) self-reflection would help promote wisdom. Both experiments measured wise reasoning (i.e., intellectual humility, open-mindedness about how situations could unfold, consideration of and attempts to integrate diverse viewpoints) about challenging interpersonal events… 

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