Published on 11 October 2014, by M. Tomazy.
The more curious we are about a topic, the easier it is to learn information about that topic. New research publishing online October 2 in the Cell Press journal Neuron provides insights into what happens in our brains when curiosity is piqued. The findings could help scientists find ways to enhance overall learning and memory in both healthy individuals and those with neurological conditions.
|New research shows that the highly curious generally are better at learning. Credit: © Sergey Nivens / Fotolia|