The Benefits of Boredom

Wasting time is good for you. Plus the bored extravert, the wandering mind, daydreaming, and more.

The Advantages of a Wandering Mind

By Hal McDonald Ph.D.

When our minds drift off task, they are not necessarily wasting time.
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The Bored Extravert

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.

Do extraverts have more children?
Huh, My Mind Was Wandering. Maybe I’m Bored.

The Idle Mind

By Art Markman Ph.D.

Does daydreaming tell you that you're bored?