Igor Grossmann has hosted 8 episodes.
Igor Grossmann is a world traveller. Born during the downfall of the Soviet Union on a day of October revolution, and growing up in Ukraine and Germany, ever since childhood he has been wondering about how people make sense of complex social challenges. He has studied at the University of Freiburg in Germany and the University of Michigan in the US and is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Waterloo in Canada. His work explores the interplay of sociocultural factors for wisdom in the face of daily stressors using a wide range of methods, including big data analytics, psychophysiology, diary surveys, and behavioural experiments.
Charles Cassidy has hosted 8 episodes.
Charles Cassidy is the Director of the Evidence-Based Wisdom project. The site translates academic research regarding the science and psychology of wisdom into understandable and helpful resources for the wider public. Charles studied Physics at the University of Manchester in the UK. Following the development of educational research projects with The British Council across South America and Asia, Charles taught Mathematics and Science in London for 15 years. Since the start of the project, he has conducted interviews with many leaders in the field of wisdom research, compiled and translated many of the key papers from the field and created many public-facing resources, including video animations, info-graphics, articles and podcasts. He has also written about wisdom research for publications including Psychology Today and The Huffington Post, as well as appearing on talk radio across the United States.