Curiosity is a powerful thing. It broadens our worldviews, builds the inroads for stronger relationships, and keeps us in a perpetual cycle of learning that only strengthens our intellectual prowess over time. Curiosity is kind of like cardio for your brain – except more fun.
As Wake Forest students, we’ve all had the luxury of living in an environment designed for the exclusive purpose of fostering intellectual curiosity and development. But what happens when we leave? How do we keep the pattern of exploration and growth alive? Here’s what the guy who produced Apollo 13 taught me about that.