RSA Events


Society & Culture

The RSA hosts one of the world’s leading public events programmes, delivering over 100 lectures, talks, screenings and debates a year. These events provide a platform for our most exciting public thinkers, and encourage intelligent exploration of today’s most urgent social challenges. Our public programme welcomes speakers from across the world and across disciplines – all united by a belief in the power of ideas to inspire and motivate social change. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.


Curiosity – Why Our Future Depends On It

June 5th, 2014

Episode 197 of 494 episodes

The rewards of curiosity have never been higher, yet it remains misunderstood and undervalued. Drawing on the latest research into this fundamental human trait, author Ian Leslie explains why.

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