The Scientific Roots of Wisdom, Compassion, and What Makes Us Good

WISER by Dilip Jeste, MD, with Scott LaFee, is chosen by Next Big Idea Club as one of the “8 Must-Read Books of Winter 2021”! Learn more.

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Don’t want to retire? Here’s how to maintain a fulfilling career into your 80s and beyond. The Washington Post features Dilip Jeste, MD

Too Wise to Want to Be Young Again, Natasha Josefowitz, MSW, Ph.D. & White Sands La Jolla feature "WISER"

Survival of the Kindest, Compassionate Communities UK features Dilip Jeste, MD

Loneliness Is the Quiet Health Epidemic Impacting Your Heart, Brain, and Longevity, Good Housekeeping, features Dilip Jeste, MD

WISER is chosen by Next Big Idea Club as one of the “8 Must-Read Books of Winter 2021”!

Assess Your Wisdom. Equinox features Dilip Jeste, MD 

Critically Speaking Podcast features Dilip Jeste, MD 

Books on Pod features Dilip Jeste, MD

Examining psychiatric consequences of COVID-19, Medical Xpress, features Dilip Jeste, MD

Wiser, Faster, Sounds True: Insights at the Edge Podcast features Dilip Jeste, MD

Every Thanksgiving, my mental health strategy is recalling memorable, personal moments, The Washington Post features Dilip Jeste, MD

How to be wiser during troubled times, TODAY, features Dilip Jeste, MD

How Exercising Self-compassion Can Boost Our Well-being, Thrive Global, features Dilip Jeste, MD with Scott LaFee

New Study Shows Loneliness Is Highest Among Certain Age Workers Than Others, Forbes, features Tanya Nguyen, PhD

Researchers uncover targets for reducing loneliness, including aspects of wisdom, Healio, features Dilip Jeste, MD. See also Forbes

Study: Loneliness Highest in the 20s and Lowest in the 60s, features Dilip Jeste, MD, and Tanya Nguyen, PhD
See also U.S. News & World ReportHealthDayDrugs.comScienceBlogMedical XpressThe LaddersSan Diego 7UCSD Guardian and KPBS

Opinion: Voting—and Voting Wisely—Are Acts of Practical Wisdom in Society, Times of San Diego, authored by Dilip Jeste, MD

From San Diego to Italy, Study Suggests Wisdom Can Protect Against Loneliness, features Dilip Jeste, MD, and David Brenner, MD, vice chancellor, UC San Diego Health Sciences. See also The Science TimesInsiderMSNMedical XpressBusiness Insider and Brinkwire

Talking Alone: Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence Tools to Predict Loneliness, features Ellen Lee, MD, Varsha Badal, PhD, and Dilip Jeste, MD
See also New AtlasScience BlogThe Medical NewsFOX 5PatchMed India and Yahoo! News

A reason to look forward to aging, The Observer, features Dilip Jeste, MD

Why It’s Good to Be Old, Even in a Pandemic, The New York Times, cites research at the Stein Institute for Research on Aging

Mather Institute features Dilip Jeste, MD

For nursing home residents, COVID-19 sparks an epidemic of loneliness, USC Center for Health Journalism features Dilip Jeste, MD

What Are The Health Effects Of Long-Term Social Distancing?, Inverse, features Dilip Jeste, MD. See also Sunday Edit

How older amateur athletes are staying fit through the pandemic, The Washington Post features Dilip Jeste, MD

Resilience in a Time of National and Personal Tragedy, Psychology Today features Emily Treichler, PhD, and Dilip Jeste, MD

The Age of Wisdom, Ranch & Coast Magazine features Dilip Jeste, MD

Lessons in Finding Happiness During Hard Times, AARP, features Dilip Jeste, MD

VR vacations provide comfort from being stuck at home: 'The first time I tried it I saw a city in Spain', MSN, features Dilip Jeste, MD
See also CNET