Boredom is an emotion that can be as much about what you aren’t doing as what you are. We tend to think that the less we do, the more bored we get. But a new study published in the journal Cognition and Emotion suggests an alternative interpretation: the more we don’t do, the more bored…

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Nothing good happens when teenagers get bored – at least, that’s what a new study from researchers at University of Bologna in Italy suggests. In the study, published in Psychological Reports, researchers looked at how teenagers’ proneness to boredom influenced how those teens used their free time, paying special attention to whether teens tended to…

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