Curious

Curious

The Desire to Know and Why your Future Depends on It

Book - 2014
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Describes how the modern world's obsession with instant access to information is obscuring our quest for understanding, leading to a decline in curiosity and also in empathy for those around us.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780465079964
0465079962
Branch Call Number: Health & Wellness 153.8 LES

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kristen555
Jan 06, 2019

im only on the intro but i can already see this will be a great book

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awc_9
Dec 03, 2015

I wasn't expecting a book with great in depth revelations about curiosity. I still highly enjoyed all chapters of this book. Easy to read and interesting experiments, stories and points of view that I would have otherwise never known. Definitely recommend this book!

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ReidCooper
May 12, 2015

I was really disappointed. This is a thin and superficial book. Ironically, it doesn't reflect the kind of depth and breadth of learning that it itself advocates. It does however open by pandering to readers, letting us know that we must be special just by virtue of having started reading a book on curiosity.

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peterhome
Apr 06, 2015

This is a highly readable yet almost academic book on the value of curiosity. The end of the book details seven ways to encourage concentrated and focused curiosity in life. Highly recommended.

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casteele
Mar 05, 2015

A really interesting and eye-opening read into the depths of what it means to be curious. Highly recommended!

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murray4
Aug 24, 2014

an excellent book,very thought provoking,with the author warning of what will continue to happen if we don,t carry on being" curious". The only problem is the author will be "preaching to the converted" as most probably only "curious'' people will be able to understand what he is suggesting!

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