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Here's another approach: Typically, we are curious about things that are deemed "off limits," i.e. the Bible's forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden. If you tell yourself what your are interested in is "wrong" or not appropriate for you to be interested in, maybe that will spike your interest? I am just guessing :)
I am not expert in cognitive science but I can guess curiousity is kind of cognitive process which makes a necessary to know something. Curiousity is kind of that to want to know. Think which things make you to want to know more. It is dependent of individual values, beliefs and usefulness. So, I think things which make you to want to know more are often ...
There has been studies that shown that cerebrospinal fluid's circulation in the brain is dramatically(20x) increased during sleep. It is believed that during sleep, cerebrospinal fluid circulation helps clear out toxic by products of brain metabolism. As a result, the cerebrospinal fluid could not only flow more freely but it could also reach further ...
The so-called glymphatic system, pump washing the brain with cerebrospinal fluid during sleep, has already been mentioned in answer to the SE question "Do you need to sleep every night?" It seems more than just a memory cleanup process as if on a computer, but "has significant implications for treating 'dirty brain diseases like Alzheimer's" and ...
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