ABOUT US

The Center for Curiosity promotes curiosity through research initiatives, development of curricular materials and tools, and popularizing curiosity in the academic and public spheres.

ABOUT US

The Center for Curiosity (cfc) conducts and engages in transdisciplinary research into the concept of "curiosity." We believe that curiosity as a practice bolsters essentials "soft skills" such as motivation, creativity, tolerance, civility and resilience. The cfc team develops practices that can facilitate curiosity in indivisuals of all ages.

ABOUT US

The Center for Curiosity (cfc) conducts and engages in transdisciplinary research into the concept of "curiosity." We believe that curiosity as a practice bolsters essentials "soft skills" such as motivation, creativity, tolerance, civility and resilience. The cfc team develops practices that can facilitate curiosity in indivisuals of all ages.

The Center for Curiosity promotes research initiatives, develops and shares curricular materials and tools, and engages in public advoc...
The Center publishes white papers and annotated bibliographies on curiosity. It also runs a curiosity blog and plans videos and podcast...

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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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Shopping under the influence of curiosity: How retailers use mystery to drive purchase motivation

A new study examines curiosity's role in influencing consumer behavior. Study 1 reveals that mystery appeals create more curiosity than...

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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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ANNOUNCEMENTS

    CfC is sponsoring an award for the best pedagogy cultivating student curiosity within a higher education environment at the Wharton-QS Remagine Education Awards 2016, sch...

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