Cats, take notice: Brain study uses trivia to look at how curiosity works

Psychology Post-doctoral Researcher Matthias Gruber is cited in the Washington Post.

Why are you reading this story? Probably no one is paying you or forcing you to read it against your will. Chances are, you are curious.

“Things that you’re interested in, you learn better, which is not very surprising,” said study author and psychologist Matthias Gruber of the University of California at Davis. “But if somebody remains curious for a specific time, would he learn better in general?”

Read more at the Washington Post.