Neurodiverse curiosity, with Kristy Johnson

“And so when it came to writing this curiosity paper, I thought: how would we do it? How would we take something that we barely understood in the normative sense, and study it for all of those other kids who don’t generally have a voice and don’t generally get studied?” ~ Kristy Johnson

MIT Media Lab Fellow Kristy Johnson believes we’re thinking about curiosity all wrong—and leaving out a huge swath of the human experience while we’re at it. She offers an exciting alternative: define curiosity as the ways in which an individual excels in exploring—and then go from there.

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