It turns out boredom promotes creativity

This is a curious result that apparently (unlike some other things in psychology) is repeatable: People given a task requiring creativity (such as coming up with as many ways as possible to use paper cups) tend to do better if they've previously been doing something boring. I wonder if this is why meditation seems to help.


Link: https://youtu.be/edTgrTz-IyQ

Update: I screwed up and used a link to the wrong video above, unintentionally insulting an innocent party. I've corrected it above. Below is the video I originally linked to, even though it's not really on-topic.


Link: https://youtu.be/_cIcQn4QA6Y

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