Boredom

Poor performance in Mathematics may cause anxiety, boredom in students

Poor performance in Mathematics may cause anxiety, boredom in students

The study was published in the journal Child Development. As part of the study, the team chose to study 3,425 students from grades five to nine belonging to different socio-economic backgrounds.

Feb 10, 2017, 00:37 AM IST

Boredom in life triggers unhealthy snacking

The results showed that people were more likely to express a preference for unhealthy foods like crisps, sweets and fast food after completing the boring task.

Apr 29, 2016, 15:04 PM IST
Can you believe this? Computers can detect if you're bored!

Can you believe this? Computers can detect if you're bored!

A new study suggests that computers can be programmed to assess boredom by reading a person’s body language.

Feb 25, 2016, 18:10 PM IST

Get bored easily? You are prone to chronic hair-pulling

Finding a way to reduce your boredom or frustration can help you push aside hair-pulling and other body-focused repetitive behaviour, new research says.

Mar 10, 2015, 15:09 PM IST

Boredom drives trolling on Facebook and Twitter

Boredom and amusement are behind many incidents of cyberbullying and trolling on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, a new first-of-its-kind study has found.

Jun 30, 2013, 13:41 PM IST

Stress not always bad

Stress is always thought as a really bad thing, but researchers say it`s not.

Apr 17, 2013, 11:29 AM IST

Smaller the better when it comes to snacking

Smaller snack portions are capable of providing similar feelings of satisfaction as larger ones, according to a Cornell University study.

Jan 30, 2013, 13:47 PM IST

Why we get bored

In a new study, researchers wanted to understand the mental processes that underlie our feelings of boredom in order to create a precise definition that can be applied across a variety of theoretical frameworks.

Sep 27, 2012, 16:49 PM IST

Why women have sex

Women indulge in sex not for love but for various other reasons.

Sep 14, 2011, 18:49 PM IST

Boredom actually leads to creativity!

A new book has claimed that boredom can actually have surprising benefits.

Jul 22, 2011, 17:23 PM IST

The 70 ways that boredom can kill a marriage

Women are more likely to lose interest in the relationship than men.

Apr 27, 2011, 14:48 PM IST

Boredom makes women gain weight

Bored women are `auto-eating` their way to eating as much calories as a Big Mac in a single day.

Apr 20, 2011, 11:02 AM IST

Boredom makes women gain weight

Bored women are `auto-eating` their way to eating as much calories as a Big Mac in a single day.

Apr 20, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Boredom makes women gain weight

Bored women are `auto-eating` their way into a bigger dress size in weeks, found a study.

Dec 26, 2010, 14:10 PM IST

Boredom makes women gain weight

Bored women are `auto-eating` their way into a bigger dress size in weeks, found a study.

Dec 26, 2010, 00:00 AM IST