ERIC Number: EJ355298
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
I Am Curious-Grey: Information Seeking and Depression Across the Adult Lifespan.
Camp, Cameron J.
Educational Gerontology, v12 n4 p375-84 1986
Reviews research on curiosity in adulthood and old age, showing curiosity to have state- and trait-like qualities. Notes that curiosity does not seem to lesssen with aging, while susceptibility to boredom may decrease with aging. Views depression in opposition to curiosity. Shows depression to reduce levels of curiosity. Discusses implications for adult education. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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