Parent Resource: “What’s Going on Inside the Brain of a Curious Child?”

The Limbic Reward System lights up when curiosity is piqued. (LA Johnson/NPR)

The Limbic Reward System lights up when curiosity is piqued. (LA Johnson/NPR)

“That’s science: Asking questions and seeking answers.”

An interesting peek into what happens in the brain during moments of curiosity. This article explores the importance of curiosity in the classroom. There are so many things you can remember and internalize when you are truly curious about the answer.

Click on the link below to review the article for yourself:
http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/10/whats-going-on-inside-the-brain-of-a-curious-child/

‘Curiosity really is one of the very intense and very basic impulses in humans. We should base education on this behavior.’

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