<< The most surprising association offered new insight: Children with lower socioeconomic status generally have lower achievement than peers, but those who were characterized as curious performed similarly on math and reading assessments as children from higher income families. Our results suggest that while higher curiosity is associated with higher academic achievement in all children, the association of curiosity with academic achievement is greater in children with low socioeconomic status >> Prachi Shah.
University of Michigan. Study explores link between curiosity and school achievement. Apr 30, 2018.
Prachi E. Shah, Heidi M. Weeks, et al. Early childhood curiosity and kindergarten reading and math academic achievement. Pediatric Research. doi: 10.1038/s41390-018-0039-3. Apr 26, 2018.