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By Paul A. O'Keefe,Judith M. Harackiewicz

ISBN-10: 3319555073

ISBN-13: 9783319555072

This unheard of quantity analyzes the complicated roles curiosity performs in cognition, motivation and studying, and day-by-day residing, with a distinct concentrate on its improvement and upkeep throughout existence domain names. top specialists speak about a spectrum of curiosity starting from interest to obsession, and hint its capabilities in goal-setting, decision-making, self-regulation, and function. New examine refines the present wisdom on scholar curiosity in academic settings and the social contexts of curiosity, with insights into why curiosity degrees swap in the course of engagement and ultimately. From those findings, members handle how you can foster and nurture curiosity within the remedy room and the study room, for maximum advantages all through life.

Among the themes covered:

·         Embedding curiosity inside of self-regulation.

·         wisdom acquisition on the intersection of situational and person interest.

·         The position of curiosity in motivation and engagement.

·         the 2 faces of passion.

·         inventive geniuses, polymaths, baby prodigies, and autistic savants.

·         The advertising and improvement of interest.

A strong consultant to a desirable sector of research, The technological know-how of Interest synthesizes the field’s present wisdom of curiosity and exhibits destiny instructions. Its chapters give a contribution intensity and rigor to this turning out to be quarter of study, and may increase the paintings of researchers in schooling, psychologists, social scientists, and public policymakers. 

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This unprecedented quantity analyzes the complicated roles curiosity performs in cognition, motivation and studying, and day-by-day residing, with a distinct concentrate on its improvement and upkeep throughout lifestyles domain names. best specialists speak about a spectrum of curiosity starting from interest to obsession, and hint its features in goal-setting, decision-making, self-regulation, and function.

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