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Can Boredom in the Classroom Enhance the Learning Experience?
There is a lack of evidence for the claim that experiencing boredom (in the classroom) negatively impacts attention and academic performance. The authors of this chapter argue that boredom can enrich the learning experience ...
Are Boredom Prone Individuals Creative and Curious About Their Environment?
After controlling for overall personality characteristics, boredom proneness did not predict creativity, but did positively predict people’s motivation to seek out novel experiences and find answers to things they do not ...
The Propensity to Feel Bored is Predictive of Depression and Anger Problems
Trait boredom, the propensity to become bored, uniquely predicts depression and anger over and above other variables (such as neuroticism and inattention). Furthermore, there is reason to believe that the BPS and ZBS measure ...
Do Situational and Personality Factors Interact to Produce Boredom?
Boredom can be caused by personality characteristics such as the tendency to become frequently bored. Situational factors such as being in a boring situation can also cause boredom. However, situational and personality ...
Boredom and Attention: How Are They Related?
The tendency to feel bored and in-the-moment feelings of boredom had different relationships with the ability to sustain attention. The tendency to feel bored may reflect a motivation or ability to sustain attention over ...
How Do Young Adults Prefer to Access Mental Health Information?
KT strategies for sharing mental health information need to include both active and passive options for young adults. This includes the use of both old and new media tools.