The Jimi Hendrix Dilemma: The Benefits Of Boredom

The Jimi Hendrix Dilemma:
The Benefits Of Boredom

Show Notes

If you’re feeling a little bored these days, you’re not alone. Boredom can keep us trapped in our loneliness. But it can also give us clues as to what we can do to stop being bored. And it may interest you to know researchers around the world study boredom for a number of reasons. For example, it can affect our political choices, how much we give to charity and even how we might decide the fate of someone else if we were on jury duty. Understanding boredom can teach us so much about why we don’t like being alone and the extremes many of us would go to in order to avoid being with just our own thoughts.

Major Sources Include:
1. Interview with Dr. Erin Westgate
July 30, 2020
2. Interview with Dr. James Danckert – July 29, 2020
3. Interview with Dr. Peter Toohey – July 31, 2020

Series Credits:
Host and Writer: Peg Fong

Director: Callie O’Reilly
Theme music: Ian Lefeuvre and Ari Posner
Engineer: Geoff Devine
Producers: Debbie O’Reilly and Guillermo Serrano
Executive Producer: Terry O’Reilly

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Network and powered by Acast.

Show Notes

If you’re feeling a little bored these days, you’re not alone. Boredom can keep us trapped in our loneliness. But it can also give us clues as to what we can do to stop being bored. And it may interest you to know researchers around the world study boredom for a number of reasons. For example, it can affect our political choices, how much we give to charity and even how we might decide the fate of someone else if we were on jury duty. Understanding boredom can teach us so much about why we don’t like being alone and the extremes many of us would go to in order to avoid being with just our own thoughts.

Major Sources Include:
1.
Interview with Dr. Erin WestgateJuly 30, 2020
2.
Interview with Dr. James Danckert – July 29, 2020
3.
Interview with Dr. Peter Toohey – July 31, 2020

Series Credits:
Host and Writer: Peg Fong

Director: Callie O’Reilly
Theme music: Ian Lefeuvre and Ari Posner
Engineer: Geoff Devine
Producers: Debbie O’Reilly and Guillermo Serrano
Executive Producer: Terry O’Reilly

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Network and powered by Acast.

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