Science, Awe, and Curiosity

“The joy of science lies in pondering the magnificent and seeking answers to the unknown,” writes Jonathon McPhetres, a PhD candidate in psychology at the University of Rochester, and the author of a study in the journal Cognition & Emotion.

McPhetres’s research has important implications for educators. “It might be as simple as showing students really awesome videos of the things they are about to learn in physics and calculus.”

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