The Joy of Discovery

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his week, we enjoyed reading Eve Marder’s article on “Maintaining the Joy of Discovery” - a deeply personal read with broad application. Eve asks many important questions: 

Has the younger generation of scientists lost the joy and curiosity that should accompany a career in science? Has the ability to immediately access copious amounts of information at any hour of the day impacted our ability to wonder and find joy in small discoveries, and do we even acknowledge and celebrate small discoveries? What role do senior scientists and leaders in the field have in ensuring that younger generations do not lose the ability to wonder, question, create and celebrate?

What has your experience been? Visit Liminal Primer to discover more articles about flourishing, creativity, and how they intersect with modern science.

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