The Hungry Mind: Intellectual Curiosity Is the Third Pillar of Academic Performance
Volume: 6, Issue: 6, Pages: 574 - 588
Published: Nov 1, 2011
Over the past century, academic performance has become the gatekeeper to institutions of higher education, shaping career paths and individual life trajectories. Accordingly, much psychological research has focused on identifying predictors of academic performance, with intelligence and effort emerging as core determinants. In this article, we propose expanding on the traditional set of predictors by adding a third agency: intellectual...