Consumer DNA databases, like FamilyTreeDNA and GEDmatch, have opened up new avenues for law enforcement investigators to identify people suspected of committing serious crimes. But the new technique raises privacy concerns.
The cliche is that curiosity killed the cat. But some think our inquisitive nature is more beneficial than we realize — and may even be the key to a fulfilling life. We explore the neurological significance of curiosity, and why some claim it’s enough to boost your mood and increase productivity.
- Todd Kashdan Director, Laboratory for the Study of Social Anxiety, Character Strengths, and Related Phenomena, George Mason University; Author, "Curious? Discovering the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life"
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