Understanding the mental and physical toll of boredom

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Carrie Anne Marshall (Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy) studies how individuals experiencing homelessness are especially susceptible to the negative mental and physical consequences of boredom. Read an update on her recent study in Western News.

Also see Carrie’s Lightning Talks presentation, Boredom and meaningful activity in adults experiencing homelessness (recorded November 21, 2019)