THE CURIOSITY AND EXPLORATION INVENTORY: STRUCTURE AND RELIABILITY
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The present article deals with the psychological construct of the curiosity and introduces the Curiosity Exploration Inventory (CEI) devised by the American authors Kashdan, Rose and Fincham (2004). The CEI originated as a reaction to the unsatisfactory methods measuring of curiosity. The article refers to the several foreign studies concerning curiosity and the results of a verification of structure and reliability of the CEI in two Slovak samples - 88 college students (average age = 22.59) and 157 school children (average age = 9.31). The results show that the CEI measures two distinct but the related components of the curiosity, Exploration and Absorption, and its reliability is the deemed satisfactory.
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