Cover: Out of My Skull: The Psychology of Boredom, from Harvard University PressCover: Out of My Skull in HARDCOVER

Out of My Skull

The Psychology of Boredom

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$27.95 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674984677

Publication Date: 06/09/2020

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288 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

6 photos, 2 illus.

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Boredom by Any Other Name
  • 2. A Goldilocks World
  • 3. The Motivation to Change
  • 4. Across the Life Span
  • 5. A Consequential Experience
  • 6. Boredom at the Extremes
  • 7. The Search for Meaning
  • 8. An Epidemic in the Making
  • 9. Just Go with the Flow
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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