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Boredom can encourage creativity in kids: experts

Press Trust of India  |  London 

Eminent neuroscientist Baroness Greenfield said youngsters develop a sense of identity from having to find things to do.

The Oxford University professor claimed bored children are more likely to pick up a book or write a story, rather than being tempted to go online.

Her stance is at odds with the views of many parents who believe that 'the devil makes work for idle hands'

First Published: Sun, October 28 2012. 17:15 IST