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Deconstructing intellectual curiosity

A new study in the Journal of Personality and Individual Differences traced six factors across three measures of intellectual...

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AAAS President seeks increasing support for curiosity-driven research

The president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science argues for the value of curiosity-driven science pursued without...

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The Penultimate Curiosity

When young children first begin to ask 'why?' they embark on a journey with no final destination. The need to...

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How Evolution May Work Through Curiosity-Driven Developmental Process

The paper reviews recent models of embodied information seeking and curiosity-driven learning and show that these mechanisms have deep implications...

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Disentangling Curiosity

The review critically examines the dimensionality, definitions, and measures of curiosity within educational settings, and address the boundaries between curiosity...

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Why Curiosity Is the Key to Breakthrough Creativity

Curiosity is as important as intelligence to navigate and succeed in the world, writes Andrew Merle in Observer. Why Curiosity...

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The Festival of Curiosity promises AI and brain tracking

 The Festival of Curiosity, an international festival of science, arts, design and technology, is held...

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It’s not just the cat: curiosity kills our happiness

A new study finds that people try to satisfy their curiosity even when they know the answer will hurt. Curiosity...

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The Pandora Effect: Why curiosity usually beats common sense

"Curiosity is often a positive thing: it is at the heart of scientific progress, for example. But it also has...

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