The Role of refl ection of Difficult Life Experiences on Wisdom

Sahrani, Riana and Matindas, Rudolf Woodrow and Takwin, Bagus and Mansoer, Winarini Wilman (2014) The Role of refl ection of Difficult Life Experiences on Wisdom. Karya Ilmiah Dosen, 40 (2). p. 316. ISSN 0019-4247

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The goal of this research was to fi nd out the role of refl ection of diffi cult life experiencetowards wisdom attainment. It consisted of four stages, by using questionnaires andinterviews. The questionnaires used were Wise Person Characteristic, Wisdom,Refl ection, Refl ection Strategy, and Diffi cult Life Experience Questionnaire. Theparticipants consisted of 29 nominators, 30 nominees (18 wisdom nominees and 12less-nominated), and 110 laypersons. Results revealed that the refl ection of diffi cultlife experience has signifi cant role in achieving one’s wisdom. Wisdom and refl ectionincrease with age on people nominated as wise. As well as lay persons who got highscore on the questionnaires. People nominated as wise used self-distanced refl ectionstrategy, showed positive characteristics, do self-refl ection, be grateful, supported,dan have role models. While non wise people used self-immersed refl ection strategy,tended to be less able to overcome problems, focus on negativity, less in self-refl ection,and regrets.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Karya Ilmiah Dosen > Fakultas Psikologi
Divisions: Fakultas Psikologi > Psikologi
Depositing User: Puskom untar untar
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 05:38
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2017 05:38

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