Epistemic curiosity scale

Student ID


1. I enjoy exploring new ideas.
1=almost never2=sometimes3=often4=almost always

2. Difficult conceptual problems can keep me awake all night thinking about solutions.
1=almost never2=sometimes3=often4=almost always

3. I enjoy learning about subjects that are unfamiliar to me.
1=almost never2=sometimes3=often4=almost always

4. I can spend hours on a single problem because I just can’t rest without knowing the answer.
1=almost never2=sometimes3=often4=almost always

5. I find it fascinating to learn new information.
1=almost never2=sometimes3=often4=almost always

6. I feel frustrated if I can’t figure out the solution to a problem, so I work even harder to solve it.
1=almost never2=sometimes3=often4=almost always

7. When I learn something new, I would like to find out more about it.
1=almost never2=sometimes3=often4=almost always

8. I brood for a long time in an attempt to solve some fundamental problem.
1=almost never2=sometimes3=often4=almost always

9. I enjoy discussing abstract concepts.
1=almost never2=sometimes3=often4=almost always

10. I work like a fiend at problems that I feel must be solved.
1=almost never2=sometimes3=often4=almost always