Making Boredom Help You Thrive During COVID-19
Corinna S. Martarelli, PhD, Assistant Professor, Swiss Distance Learning Institute (FernUni).
Nature: “Are you too bored to bother?”
CDC COVID Tracker: “Demographic trends of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the United States reported to CDC, cases by age group.”
Blake Guntharp, young unemployed graduate, Pontotoc, MS.
Mississippi State Department of Labor Unemployment Statistics online.
James Danckert, PhD, Professor and Head of Research in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Taffy McLaughlin and Mary Lou Mojonnier, retirees, Atlanta.
Psychology today: “Learn from Pandemic Boredom – We need to understand its message to respond well when boredom strikes.”
Scott Bea, PsyD, psychologist, Cleveland Clinic.
Cleveland Clinic: “Why we need new experiences and how to get them during the coronavirus.”
Reuters: “The US job market is running out of steam as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on.”
Parents: “Hungry parents are skipping meals to feed their children due to the pandemic.”
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