Curiosity helps Learn Better: Study

October 4, 2014 11:40 AM

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Curiosity helps Learn Better: Study

A new research, published in the Cell Press journal Neuron, has claimed that curiosity helps in better learning. Researchers tried to understand different reactions of the brain towards a topic with and without curiosity.

"Our findings potentially have far-reaching implications for the public because they reveal insights into how a form of intrinsic motivation-curiosity-affects memory. These findings suggest ways to enhance learning in the classroom and other settings", said Dr. Matthias Gruber, the study's lead auth...

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