PsyPost: Individuals prone to boredom are more likely to break lockdown and social distancing rules amid the COVID-19 pandemic

PsyPost: Individuals prone to boredom are more likely to break lockdown and social distancing rules amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Boredom might be a more important element of the pandemic than previously thought. This is the conclusion of one study published in Personality and Individual Differences, in which researchers from the University of Waterloo and Duke University compared levels of ‘boredom proneness’ (a relatively stable personality trait) in individuals with their adherence to quarantine and social distancing measures.”

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