Being Bored At Work Could Boost Creativity, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post:

We’ve got some surprising news, workers of the world: Being bored at work could actually be .

New research presented at the annual meeting of the British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology shows that being bored at work means more daydreaming time — leading to an increase in creativity. However, more research is needed to see how exactly this creativity manifests.

The findings have yet to be published in a peer-reviewed journal, so they should be regarded as preliminary. But still, this is hardly the first time the benefits of daydreaming have been revealed in a study. Research that came out last year in the journal Psychological Science showed an association between daydreaming and creative problem-solving.

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