Encore: Why boredom is surprisingly interesting, with Erin Westgate, PhD
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We’re taking a holiday break, so we’re revisiting one of our favorite episodes from this past year. Back in the spring we talked to University of Florida psychologist Erin Westgate about the surprisingly fascinating topic of boredom. What is boredom? Is it always bad to be bored? What can we do to infuse even boring times with meaning? 

Links Erin Westgate, PhD Music "Emotional Piano" by tictac9 via freesound.org.

 

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