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Manoush Zomorodi - 'Bored and Brilliant' (Offsite Event at NCSU Hunt Library)

The host and managing editor of the award-winning podcast, “Note to Self,” Manoush Zomorodi, has written a book based on a series of experiments conducted with her listeners in 2015. Now you, too, can explore the connection between boredom and creativity via research by neuroscientists, cognitive psychologists, Zomorodi’s observations, and the challenges designed to help you explore your own technology habits. She brings us Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self on Tuesday, September 12 at 7pm at NC State Hunt Library. Dr. Holly Menninger, the director of public science for the College of Sciences at NC State, will lead the conversation with Manoush.

This event will be co-sponsored by the NC State Friends of the Library. The event is free to attend, but you must pre-register with NCSU. Signing line ticket with QRB purchase of Bored and Brilliant. Books can be bought at the event, but as always, we suggest ordering them beforehand.

Click here to register for the event through Eventbrite


Event date: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
James B. Hunt Library
1070 Partners Way
Raleigh, NC 27606
Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250124951
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 5th, 2017

"Bored and Brilliant shows the fascinating side of boredom. Manoush Zomorodi investigates cutting-edge research as well as compelling (and often funny) real-life examples to demonstrate that boredom is actually a crucial tool for making our lives happier, more productive, and more creative.