Philosophical Psychology 31 (3):323-351 (2018)

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Andreas Elpidorou
University of Louisville
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I argue that the state of boredom (i.e., the transitory and non-pathological experience of boredom) should be understood to be a regulatory psychological state that has the capacity to promote our well-being by contributing to personal growth and to the construction (or reconstruction) of a meaningful life
Keywords boredom  emotion  self-regulation  locomotion
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DOI 10.1080/09515089.2017.1346240
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