41: Being Into Things

by Max Leibman

No cats were harmed in the making of this episode as the team gets topic-curious about . . . curiosity!

After a break from recording, Caitie and Max are back it, trying to make sense of a complicated impulse. Caitie suggests curiosity is a position from which you can make better observations and connections. Max cautions, though, that it shouldn't be so celebrated at the expense of focus.

Psychologists have long considered the role "openness to experience" plays in personality, and that's a good thing: a little open-mindedness will go a long way as the team tries to figure out what's worth being into (and what's not). 


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