Anne-Laure Le Cunff
The Science of Curiosity
Why We Keep Asking “Why”
Ness Labs, 2019
Curiosity did not kill the cat. Curiosity kept it healthy and sharpened its mind.
In standardized tests that measure people’s curiosity, children consistently outperform adults. In fact, kids don’t perform just a little better on these tests, they are significantly better than adults. Since curiosity boosts longevity and improves memory of new information, adults should be concerned. However, don’t despair. You can relearn curiosity by incorporating some easy strategies into your daily life.
About the Author
Anne-Laure Le Cunff is the founder of Ness Labs, a community of curious minds striving to maximize human potential while safeguarding mental health.
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