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Hunters and busybodies: Researchers use Wikipedia to quantify unique types of curiosity

Curiosity has been proven to play a role in our learning and psychological well-being, but due to the open-ended temperament of how curiosity is really practiced, measuring it is challenging. Psychological studies have tried to gauge participants’ curiosity through their engagement in specific tasks, like asking questions, playing trivia games, and gossiping. However, such procedures focus on quantifying a person’s curiosity rather than knowing the different ways it could be expressed.
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