The Resource Why? : what makes us curious, Mario Livio

Why? : what makes us curious, Mario Livio

Label
Why? : what makes us curious
Title
Why?
Title remainder
what makes us curious
Statement of responsibility
Mario Livio
Title variation
What makes us curious
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the science behind curiosity to evaluate its role in human creativity, ambition, and culture, drawing on interviews with scientists and students while examining the lives of prominent intellectuals to identify how curiosity manifests in the brain
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10569324
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Livio, Mario
Dewey number
153.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
  • facsimiles
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
BF323.C8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Curiosity
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an exploration of human curiosity
Label
Why? : what makes us curious, Mario Livio
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-227) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Curious -- Curioser -- And curioser -- Curious about curiosity: information gap -- Curious about curiosity: intrinsic love of knowledge -- Curious about curiosity: neuroscience -- The rise of human curiosity: a brief account -- Curious minds -- Why curiosity?
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 252 pages
Isbn
9781476792095
Lccn
2016040604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts, facsimiles, photographs
Label
Why? : what makes us curious, Mario Livio
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-227) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Curious -- Curioser -- And curioser -- Curious about curiosity: information gap -- Curious about curiosity: intrinsic love of knowledge -- Curious about curiosity: neuroscience -- The rise of human curiosity: a brief account -- Curious minds -- Why curiosity?
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 252 pages
Isbn
9781476792095
Lccn
2016040604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts, facsimiles, photographs

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