To all parents out there, believe it or not but boredom brings out the best in your child. According to an eminent Oxford professor, boredom encourages children to be creative.
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Neuroscientist Baroness Greenfield said youngsters tend to develop a sense of identity from having to find things to do.
Greenfield further claimed that bore children are more likely to pick up a book or even write a story rather than going online. Although her stand is against a common belief that, “the devil makes work for idle hands”.
The Oxford professor’s claims are backed by a leading headmaster who feels that parents are damaging the creative nature of a child by making their kids go through a strict after-school schedules.
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