Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends on It

Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends on It

by Ian Leslie

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ISBN-13: 9780465079964
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 08/26/2014
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ian Leslie writes on psychology, social trends, and politics for publications in the UK and US, including Slate, The Economist, NPR, Bloomberg.com, The Guardian, Daily Mail, The Times, Daily Telegraph, and Granta.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Fourth Drive

Part One: How Curiosity Works
1. Three Journeys
2. How Curiosity Begins
3. Puzzles and Mysteries

Part Two: The Curiosity Drive
4. Three Ages of Curiosity
5. The Curiosity of Dividend
6. The Power of Questions
7. The Importance of Knowing

Part Three: Staying Curious
8. Seven Ways to Stay Curious

Afterword: Bjarni

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Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends on It 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
kdwashburn More than 1 year ago
A practical book carefully crafted with some of the most beautiful writing imaginable. Ian Leslie reveals the depth and details of curiosity, while inspiring and providing a how-to manual on making the trait a part of an individual's life. A great read for parents, educators, and anyone interested in living a more fulfilling life.