The Hungry Mind

  title={The Hungry Mind},
  author={Sophie von Stumm and Benedikt Hell and Tomas Chamorro‐Premuzic},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  pages={574 - 588}
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 curiosity. A series of path models based on a meta… 

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