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The need to discern the dimensions of curiosity is compelling as researchers strive to understand better the developmental implications of learning. Six hundred and two participants completed 10 curiosity scales. Scores were factored using Principal Components Analysis and a varimax solution. A threefactor interpretation of the curiosity construct was supported.

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Adult Curiosity Dimensionality

The need to discern the dimensions of curiosity is compelling as researchers strive to understand better the developmental implications of learning. Six hundred and two participants completed 10 curiosity scales. Scores were factored using Principal Components Analysis and a varimax solution. A threefactor interpretation of the curiosity construct was supported.