Boredom

Known as: Boredoms 
A psychological state resulting from any activity that lacks motivation, or from enforced continuance in an uninteresting situation.
National Institutes of Health

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1936-2017
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Academic emotions have largely been neglected by educational psychology, with the exception of test anxiety. In 5 qualitative… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The linkages of achievement-related boredom with students’ appraisals and performance outcomes were examined in a series of 5… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
The vigilance decrement has been described as a slowing in reaction times or an increase in error rates as an effect of time-on… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The present study investigated the potential contribution of sensation seeking, impulsiveness, and boredom proneness to driving… (More)
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1999
1999
Meaning is necessary in social processes. An absence of meaning in an activity or circumstance leads to an experience of boredom… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The present study examined antisocial dispositions in 487 university students. Primary and secondary psychopathy scales were… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
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  • 1991
This paper introduces a framework for`curious neural controllers' which employ an adaptive world model for goal directed on-line… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
To test the hypothesis that pathological gamblers seek stimulation as a means of reducing aversive under-aroused states of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
This article reports the development, validation, and correlates of a self-report measure of boredom proneness. The 28-item… (More)
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1985
1985
On the basis of the authors' own research it is suggested boredom may be viewed as having cognitive and affective components. The… (More)
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