Resources to help you stay curious.
Drawing on research from psychology, sociology, and business, Curious looks at what feeds true curiosity and what starves it.
Mario Livio investigates curiosity as he explores our innate desire to know why, by interviewing scientists in several fields to explore the nature of curiosity.
Todd B. Kashdan
A book about what curiosity is, and how being a 'curious explorer' can improve relationships, health, and increase creativity and productivity. My favorite chapters: 4, 5.
Todd B. Kashdan, author of the Curious? book above introduces an updated model to understand and measure curiosity. Read about The Five-Dimensional Curiosity Scale, and the Curiosity and Exploration Inventory-II. The article contains links to his detailed research papers.
Research shows that curiosity is lagging in American workplaces, and by reversing some common managerial mistakes, leaders can unleash the problem-solving, possibility-creating power of curious people.
Using a 5-dimensional Curiosity Matrix to better understand user motivations and behaviors.
An interview with Jamie Jirout, assistant professor in the University of Virginia's School of Education and Human Development, about her study of curiosity.
Media & Interactive
A 5-minute interactive quiz to find out your curiosity profile.
A report on a global study on curiosity’s role in the workplace.
An award-winning radio program about curiosity, featuring conversations about how curiosity shows up in work in life. Recordings on this website.