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Why Do We Get Bored?

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Published on Aug 18, 2013

Follow Michael Stevens for daily sauce: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce
LINKS TO EVERYTHING BELOW:

"Cosmological Principle" by Zach McCoy [VIDEO]: http://ow.ly/o2yI6
"Cosmological Principle" by Zach McCoy on iTunes: http://ow.ly/o2Al4

EXTREME HOLE BORING VIDEO: http://ow.ly/o2yH1

Genie documentary: http://ow.ly/o2ymk

VICE deprivation documentary: http://ow.ly/o2yjx

10MinutesOfYourLife channel: http://ow.ly/o2yJz

take a train across Russia: http://ru-train.appspot.com/en

Boredom Proness Scale:

1 for highly disagree 4 for neutral 7 for highly agree
http://uwf.edu/svodanov/boredom/bps.htm

Excel file download: http://ow.ly/o2yOg

Great books on boredom:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Boredom-Livel...
http://www.amazon.co.uk/A-Philosophy-...

"bore" etymology: http://etymonline.com/?term=bore

Jennifer Schuelssler article on boredom: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/24/boo...

Anna Gosline article on boredom: http://www.scientificamerican.com/art...

Flow: http://ow.ly/o2ESd

GANZFELD EFFECT HOW-TO: http://cache.boston.com/bonzai-fba/Th...

Sensory Deprivation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sensory_...

More Genie links:

http://psychology.about.com/od/histor...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genie_(f...)

Thomas Silverstien: http://ow.ly/o2ykG

Robert Plutchik's Wheel of Emotions: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contrast...

more boredom links:

http://www.reddit.com/r/philosophy/co...
http://www.theguardian.com/g2/story/0...
http://web.archive.org/web/2008040420...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boredom
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solitary...

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Besides last song, 'Trip Hop' song, and reflective guitar song: MUSIC by Jake Chudnow: http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow

Trip Hop and guitar music from: http://www.audionetwork.com

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