New Research Looks At How Boredom Impacts Mental Health

Past research has show that people who report high levels of boredom propensity have a higher chance at having an avoidant disposition, making them more likely to experience depression and anxiety. But what happens in the brain when we get bored, and how can this help us find ways of dealing with boredom? 

As part of United We Heal's ongoing committment to highlight research that can impact many of our members and allies, we are sharing new research, now appear in the journal Psychophysiology, that might help slients identify the best ways of coping with boredom.

An article explaining the study can be found here. The full article can be found by clicking here