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Being Bored Can Be Both A Good And Bad Thing

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 3:56pm
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What do you do when you’re bored? You probably fidget, doodle, let out a big yawn.

Being bored can be both a good and a bad thing, depending on when it happens and what we’re prepared to do about it.

Bernard Kobes is a professor of philosophy at ASU. He has done research on pain — and boredom. And there are some parallels. He’s with me to talk about it.

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