Park, Guihyun; Lim, Beng-Chong; Oh, Hui Si
Boredom is likely one of the most prevalent, yet least understood, emotions. It is easy
to find examples of how boredom can engender other negative emotional states that
often lead to somewhat negative—albeit unintended—outcomes (e.g., risky or delinquent behaviors). But does boredom invariably lead to negative consequences?
Could being bored also have less obvious effects, such as increased creativity? We
explore the consequences of being bored using three experimental studies that...[Show more]
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