He’s never interested in what you are saying, but nods every few seconds just to to make you think he’s following. He has no idea how to carry a conversation, and rarely share opinion in any conversation. Do these qualities really make one boring? Everyone claims to have ran into someone who is boring, we judge them even with the little knowledge we have.
Not every boring person is actually boring, your acts and what you say (The attitude of the observer) can also bore other people whom you may in-turn judge harshly. According to Psychologist Mark Leary’s research on Boredom in interpersonal encounters, content and style matter; “we can bore other people either by what we have to say or how we say it.”
In terms of attention, Psychologist John Eastwood, PhD, of York University in Toronto, described a boring person as one who doesn’t just have nothing to do.
“He or she wants to be stimulated, but is unable, for whatever reason, to connect with his or her environment — a state Eastwood describes as an ‘unengaged mind.’“
As explained, everyone has a distinct fascinating aspect of life to explore, it will only costs the observer the correct attitude to confirm the traits that make up a boring person.
I made my observations, and in accordance with the existing studies from renown psychologists; following tips would be of advantage to anyone in deciding what makes a person boring: