Events

Past Event

Boredom: Behavioral and Clinical Implications

September 23, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Jerome L. Greene Science Center, 3227 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 (9th Floor, Lecture Hall)

"The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity."
-- Dorothy Parker

What is boredom? What are its neural mechanisms? And is it really the dark side of curiosity? Join Center for Science and Society's Research Cluster on Curiosity and three guest scholars to discuss the significance of boredom in behavior and clinical settings. 

Speakers: 
James Danckert, Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience Research Area Head, University of Waterloo
Wijnand van Tilburg, Lecturer in Psychology, King's College London
McWelling Todman Associate Professor of Clinical Practice, The New School

This event is open to the public; however, seating is limited. Registration is required via Eventbrite.

This event is hosted by the Research Cluster on Curiosity, with support from the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute