Curation & The Home of Curiosity with Professor Bill Sherman (Warburg Institute Director)

Season 1, Episode 3,   May 12, 2020, 06:14 PM

Professor Bill Sherman, Director of the Warburg Institute, which is sometimes referred to as the 'Home of Curiosity', joins Paul Ashcroft & Garrick Jones, co-authors of The Curious Advantage to talk about Curiosity, as the pursuit of things we don’t know. How does curiosity drive research? What can we learn from John Dee’s library and how can Aby Warburg's approach help us to be more curious? Do we have the right tools to empower our curiosity or do they just take us to what we know already? Subscribe today to listen to this fascinating exploration of curiosity! 

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About the Curious Advantage Podcast Series

The Curious Advantage Podcast series is brought to you by the authors of the book The Curious Advantage, Paul Ashcroft, Simon Brown & Garrick Jones and it is about how individuals and organisations use the power of curiosity to drive success in their lives and organisations, especially in the context of our new digital reality. It brings to life the latest understanding from neuroscience, anthropology, history and behaviourism about curiosity and makes these useful for everyone.

Produced by Aliki Paolinelis, edited by John McGinty & Jill Damatac-Futter.
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About ‘The Curious Advantage’ Book
The Curious Advantage is an exploration of the idea of Curiosity and its increasing importance for thriving in the digital age. Taking the widest possible exploration of things Curious – historical, contemporary, neuro-scientific, anthropological, behavioural, semantic and business-focused.

At the heart of the book is our model of Curiosity, called ’Sailing the 7 C’s of Curiosity’. This model provides individuals with a practical framework for how to be successfully Curious and use Curiosity as a power skill to unlock their own potential. To find out more visit:

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