Curiosity Is as Important as Intelligence - Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic | 11:00 AM August 27, 2014 There seems to be wide support for the idea that we are living in an “age of complexity”, which implies that the world has never been more intricate. This idea is based on the rapid pace of technological changes, and the vast amount of information that we are generating (the two are related). Yet consider that philosophers like Leibniz (17th century) and Diderot (18th century) were already complaining about information overload. The “horrible mass of books” they referred to may have represented only a tiny portion of what we know today, but much of what we know today will be equally insignificant to future generations. In any event, the relative complexity of different eras is of little matter to the person who is simply struggling to cope with it in everyday life. 1. 2) EQ: EQ stands for emotional quotient and concerns our ability to perceive, control, and express emotions. Although IQ is hard to coach, EQ and CQ can be developed.
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