Curiosity leads us to seek out unpleasant, painful outcomes

Posted by on April 8, 2016 2:19 pm
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Curiosity is a powerful motivator, leading us to make important discoveries and explore the unknown. But new research shows that our curiosity is sometimes so powerful that it leads us to choose potentially painful and unpleasant outcomes that have no apparent benefits, even when we have the ability to avoid these outcomes altogether.

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