The Link Between ADHD and Boredom Proneness

 ADHD in the News 2017-01-26

When someone with ADHD gets bored, their brain tends to check out of whatever its supposed to be focused on so it can go looking for something more stimulating. Low boredom tolerance makes ADHD symptoms like inattention, procrastination and disorganization that much worse. You don’t have to take my word for it, either. There’s plenty of hard evidence pointing to a relationship between ADHD symptoms and a tendency to get bored easily.