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Posts tagged boredom

February 28, 2013

 

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What Is Boredom, Scientifically Speaking?

Everyone gets bored from time to time. But I was wondering--what is boredom exactly, scientifically speaking?

May 3, 2010

 

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Is It Possible To Be “Bored To Death?”

Is it possible to be "bored to death?" One study says, "Maybe."

August 28, 2009

 

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Creatures That Yawn When Stimulated

Humans yawn when sleepy to stay alert. But imagine yawning when you're already stimulated.

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