A study provides an answer to the old problem of how we can convince students to pay more attention in classes, although the answer is not completely surprising.
The state of curiosity lays a better foundation for learning. While not unpredictable, the study conducted neuroscientist Charan Ranganath and his colleagues comes with hard evidence. “We think curiosity is the drive to fill that gap. It’s like an itch you just have to scratch,” Ranganath said.