Other Publications


Bargdill, R. W. (2000). The study of life boredom. Journal of Phenomenological Psychology, 31(2), 188–219.


Barnett, L. (2012). Tedium, ennui, and atonement: Existential perspectives on boredom. In L. Barnett & G. Madison (Eds.), Existential therapy: Legacy, vibrancy and dialogue (pp. 53-65). East Sussex: Routledge.


Ben-Zeev, D., Young, M.A., & Depp, C.A. (2012). Real-time predictors of suicidal ideation: Mobile assessment of hospitalized depressed patients. Psychiatry Research, 197, 55-59.


Britton, A., & Shipley, M. J. (2010). Bored to death? International Journal of Epidemiology, 39, 370–371.


Brodsky, J. (1995). On grief and reason. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.


Damrad-Frye, R., & Laird, J. D. (1989). The experience of boredom: The role of the self-perception of attention. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 57, 315–320.


Farmer, R., & Sundberg, N. D. (1986). Boredom proneness: the development and correlates of a   new scale. Journal of Personality Assessment, 50, 4-17.


Frankl, V.E. (1962). Man’s search for meaning (2nd ed.). New York: Simon & Schuster.


Khun, R. (1976). The demon of noontide: Ennui in Western literature.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.


London, H., & Monello, L.  (1974).  Cognitive manipulation of boredom.  In H. London & R.E. Nisbett (Eds.), Thought and Feeling: Cognitive Alteration of Feeling States (pp. 74-82).  Chicago, IL: Aldine Publishing Company.


Maltsberger, J. T. (2000). Case consultation: Mansur Zaskar: A man almost bored to death. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 30, 83-90.


Phillips, A. (1993). On kissing, tickling and being bored: Psychoanalytic essays on the unexamined life. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.


Phillips, A. (2001). Houdini’s box: The art of escape. New York: Vintage Books.


Svendsen, L. (1999/2005). A philosophy of boredom (Trans. J. Irons). London, UK: Reaktion Books.


Troutwine, R., & O’Neal, E.C.  (1981). Volition, performance of a boring task and time estimation.  Perceptual and Motor Skills, 52, 865-866.


van Tilburg, W.A.P., & Igou, E.R. (2011). On boredom and social identity: A pragmatic meaning-regulation approach. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Published online August 15, doi: 10.1177/0146167211418530


van Tilburg, W.A.P., Igou, E.R., & Sedikides, C. (2012). In search of meaningfulness: Nostalgia as an antidote to boredom. Emotion. Published online November 19, doi: 10.1037/a0030442


Vodanovich, S. J. (2003). Psychometric measures of boredom: a review of the literature. Journal of Psychology, 137, 569–596.


White, A. (1998). Ho hum: A phenomenology of boredom. Journal of the Society for Existential Analysis 9, 69-81.


Zuckerman, M. (1979). Sensation seeking: Beyond the optimal level of arousal. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.