Why Tuesdays are Boring
The Lisa Show
What's Ruining Your Free Time and Social Media Comparison
Episode: What's Ruining Your Free Time and Social Media Comparison
- May 17, 2021 12:00 pm
- 15:57 mins
Not looking forward to the long day ahead of you today? Well that may not even be your fault. Turns out, Tuesdays are viewed at as the most boring day of the week. In an online poll, Tuesday was the least marked as a favorite day of the week. We dedicate most holidays to Monday, there are plenty songs written about Friday, Wednesday is hump day, Saturday is everyone’s favorite day, Sunday is the holy day, and even Thursday has Thanksgiving. There is absolutely nothing special about Tuesday. Today we’re talking with Dr. Frank McAndrew about why that is, and some simple ways we can make this Tuesday more eventful. Frank McAndrew is a professor at Knox College and a social psychologist whose research is guided by the desired to make sense of everyday life.