"It was the best worst day of my life": Narrative Content, Structure, and Process in Wisdom-Fostering Life Event Memories.

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Summary of ""It was the best worst day of my life": Narrative Content, Structure, and Process in Wisdom-Fostering Life Event Memories."

The purpose of this study was to examine laypeople's subjective understanding of their own wisdom development. To do this, autobiographical memories of wisdom-fostering life events were examined for (a) life-event characteristics, and (b) self-reflective processes believed to support growth in wisdom through life experience.


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Name: The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences
ISSN: 1758-5368


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