The Five Dimensions of Curiosity
- Psychologists have compiled a large body of research on the many benefits of curiosity.
- It enhances intelligence: In one study, highly curious children aged three to eleven improved their intelligence test scores by twelve points more than their least-curious counterparts did.
- It increases perseverance, or grit: Merely describing a day when you felt curious has been shown to boost mental and physical energy by 20 percent more than recounting a time of profound happiness. And,
- Curiosity propels us toward de.....