Expertise in life planning: A new research approach to investigating aspects of wisdom

the present chapter has outlined a new approach to the search for progressive growth in intellectual functioning in adulthood / focus is to develop a framework for the empirical investigation of the decision and judgment processes associated with wisdom (from the chapter); intellectual aging and wisdom / conceptions of wisdom / the domain of life pragmatics / the concept of expertise and its relevance to wisdom; life planning as a wisdom-related task / planning as a model / indicators of wise planning; general research procedure / life-planning problems / procedure / supplementary tasks / analyses (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2007 APA, all rights reserved)