Kyra L Wiggin
PsychologyCognitionMediationCognitive psychologyConsumer neuroscienceIndulgenceBrain activationInformation acquisitionKnowledge explorationCuriosity
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Given curiosity’s characterization as a motivational drive for knowledge, prior research has primarily focused on curiosity’s positive effects on knowledge exploration, information acquisition, and learning. Once the desired knowledge has been acquired, curiosity is said to be satisfied. But what happens if curiosity is left unsatisfied? Across five experiments, spanning four domains of indulgence-related decisions and relying on different methods of curiosity elicitation, the present research s...
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