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The Psychology of Curiosity: A Review and Reinterpretation (eBook)

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Research on curiosity has undergone 2 waves of intense activity. The first, in the 1960s, focused mainly on curiosity's psychological underpinnings. the second, in the 1970s and 1980s, was characterized by attempts to measure curiosity and assess its dimensionality. This article reviews these contributions with a concentration on the first wave. It is argued that ...more
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Published 1994 by Psychological Bulletin
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Apr 11, 2010 Taka rated it liked it
Curious About Curiosity?

Do you know specifically when you get curious about something?
We know how it feels: we want to know and know fast. But when does it happen?

Common experience tells us that we get curious when we encounter something new, or surprising, or perplexing. But think of the times when you got intensely curious about some conversation between total strangers in the next table at a restaurant, or some secret your friend was withholding from you. Surely, these aren't new, surprising
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