No. 1 (2022)
Translations

Boredom in Pandemic Times: It Won’t Make Us More Creative (Unfortunately)

Josefa Ros Velasco
Complutense University of Madrid

Published 2022-08-13

Keywords

  • Boredom,
  • Pandemic,
  • Lockdown,
  • COVID-19,
  • Entertainment,
  • Social Media
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How to Cite

Ros Velasco, J. (2022). Boredom in Pandemic Times: It Won’t Make Us More Creative (Unfortunately). Journal of Boredom Studies, (1). Retrieved from https://www.boredomsociety.com/jbs/index.php/journal/article/view/8

Abstract

Translation of Ros Velasco, J. (2021). La pandemia del aburrimiento durante el confinamiento por el COVID-19. In J. L. Villacañas Berlanga (Ed.), Pandemia. Ideas en la encrucijada (pp. 167–188). Biblioteca Nueva. Shortened and revised version reproduced with permission of Biblioteca Nueva.

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