Measurement of I- and D-type Curiosity Across Cultures

For reprints and preprints of the latest advances in theory and research on the I/D Model and related topics, click the links below. For relevant scales, click on the Psychometric Instruments link in the menu bar.

Measurement of I- and D-type Curiosity Across Cultures
The latest published work on the I/D Model of EC across cultures – this is part of a series of ongoing studies aimed at examining the universality of the I/D Model as well as exploring the nature, experience and expression of curiosity around the world!

Litman, J.A. & Mussel, P. (2013). Development and validation of German translations of interest- and deprivation-type epistemic curiosity scales. Journal of Individual Differences, 34, 59-68.

Click on the “Research in Progress” link to the right for more details on other cross cultural studies.

The Development of Epistemic Curiosity in Young Children

For reprints and preprints of the latest advances in theory and research on the I/D Model and related topics, click the links below. For relevant scales, click on the Psychometric Instruments link in the menu bar.

The Development of Epistemic Curiosity in Young Children

My latest findings based on collaborative work with colleagues in the Netherlands on the development of epistemic curiosity in children ages 3 – 8. This is part of a larger longitudinal study currently in progress.

Piotrowski, J.T., Litman, J.A., & Valkenburg, P. (2014). Measuring epistemic curiosity in young children. Infant and Child Development, 23, 542-533.

ID EC scale for Young Children (ID-YC)