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Self-Reported Wisdom and Happiness: An Empirical Investigation


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  • Ad Bergsma


  • Monika Ardelt


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Happiness Studies.

    Volume (Year): 13 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 3 (June)
    Pages: 481-499

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:13:y:2012:i:3:p:481-499

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    Keywords: Happiness; Wisdom; Utilitarianism; Eudaimonic well-being; Positive affect; Personal growth; Adjustment;


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    1. Thao Le, 2011. "Life Satisfaction, Openness Value, Self-Transcendence, and Wisdom," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 12(2), pages 171-182, April.
    2. Kahneman, Daniel & Wakker, Peter P & Sarin, Rakesh, 1997. "Back to Bentham? Explorations of Experienced Utility," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 112(2), pages 375-405, May.
    3. Sonja Lyubomirsky & Heidi Lepper, 1999. "A Measure of Subjective Happiness: Preliminary Reliability and Construct Validation," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 46(2), pages 137-155, February.
    4. Ad Bergsma, 2000. "Transhumanism and the Wisdom of Old Genes is Neurotechnology as Source of Future Happiness?," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 1(3), pages 401-417, September.
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    1. Sarah Etezadi & Dolores Pushkar, 2013. "Why are Wise People Happier? An Explanatory Model of Wisdom and Emotional Well-Being in Older Adults," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(3), pages 929-950, June.
    2. Hannes Zacher & Liane Pearce & David Rooney & Bernard McKenna, 2014. "Leaders’ Personal Wisdom and Leader–Member Exchange Quality: The Role of Individualized Consideration," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 121(2), pages 171-187, May.
    3. Hannes Zacher & Bernard McKenna & David Rooney, 2013. "Effects of Self-Reported Wisdom on Happiness: Not Much More Than Emotional Intelligence?," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(6), pages 1697-1716, December.


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