Tuesday, July 19, 2016

THE EFFECTS OF BOREDOM


Boredom is not just one of those unpleasant feelings we occasionally experience; there is more to it than that. It can have disastrous consequences and according to research, may have some interesting advantages. Do your research and write an essay in which you discuss both the negative and the positive effects of boredom.
Refer to my second blog, The Essay Archive, for sample essays: https://theessayarchive.blogspot.com.tr/  
Familiarize yourself with the topic
Reading material to make notes on
·         Is boredom bad for your health? https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2012/oct/14/boredom-is-bad-for-health
·         Psychology: why boredom is bad http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20141218-why-boredom-is-good-for-you   
Videos to watch and take notes from
·         Boredom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo2YWTm00-w
·         Why you are trying to beat boredom the wrong way https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJeBZECoir0
·         In praise of boredom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plUvDGDeIrI

·         Boredom: a source of inspiration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GIUgPBysis

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