I view challenging situations as an opportunity to grow and learn.
I seek out situations where it is likely that I will have to think in depth about something.
I enjoy learning about subjects that are unfamiliar to me.
I find it fascinating to learn new information.
Thinking about solutions to difficult conceptual problems can keep me awake at night.
I can spend hours on a single problem because I just can't rest without knowing the answer.
I feel frustrated if I can't figure out the solution to a problem, so I work even harder to solve it.
I work relentlessly at problems that I feel must be solved.
The smallest doubt can stop me from seeking out new experiences.
I cannot handle the stress that comes from entering uncertain situations.
I find it hard to explore new places when I lack confidence in my abilities.
It is difficult to concentrate when there is a possibility that I will be taken by surprise.
Risk-taking is exciting to me.
When I have free time, I want to do things that are a little scary.
Creating an adventure as I go is much more appealing than a planned adventure.
I prefer friends who are excitingly unpredictable.
I ask a lot of questions to figure out what interests other people.
When talking to someone who is excited, I am curious to find out why.
I like finding out why people behave the way they do.
When other people are having a conversation, I like to find out what it's about.
When around other people, I like listening to their conversations.
When people quarrel, I like to know what's going on.
I seek out information about the private lives of people in my life
When talking to someone, I try to discover interesting details about them.