Curious: The Desire to Know and why Your Future Depends on it download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ian Leslie

Curious: The Desire to Know and why Your Future Depends on it download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ian Leslie year 2015
  • Book name: Curious: The Desire to Know and why Your Future Depends on it
  • Author: Ian Leslie
  • Release date: 2015/3/8
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9781782064978
  • Rating: 7.29 of 10
  • Votes: 388
  • Review by: Angelica Morales
  • Review rating: 9.27 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/17
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A fascinating multi-disciplinary analysis of why curiosity makes the world go round.'A lovely, erudite exploration of what it is that makes us human' - Independent on Sunday'I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious' Albert Einstein. Everyone is born curious. But only some retain the habits of exploring, learning and discovering as they grow older. Which side of the 'curiosity divide' are you on? In Curious Ian Leslie makes a passionate case for the cultivation of our desire to know. Curious people tend to be smarter, more creative and more successful. But at the very moment when the rewards of curiosity have never been higher, it is misunderstood and undervalued, and increasingly practised only by a cognitive elite. Drawing on fascinating research from psychology, sociology and business, Curious looks at what feeds curiosity and what starves it, and uncovers surprising answers. Curiosity isn't a quality you can rely on to last a lifetime, but a mental muscle that atrophies without regular exercise. It's not a gift, but a habit that parents, schools, workplaces and individuals need to nurture if it is to thrive. Filled with inspiring stories, case studies and practical advice, Curious will change the way you think about your own mental life, and that of those around you.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H34M39S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Child & Developmental Psychology, Popular Psychology, Physiological & Neuro-psychology, Biopsychology
  • Available formats: WORD, FB2, AZW, EPUB, GIF, PDF, DOC, TXT. Compressed in DMG, ZIP, TBZ2, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.37 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x198x21mm
  • Weight: 218g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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