Peter Toohey

Rene Magritte, "The Submissive Reader" (1928).


"Don't People Enjoy Reading Anymore?" Annals of the 

Emotions (Psychology Today Blog).​ July 7, 2018. 

"Mental Illness- Seeing And Hearing from the Inside Out,"  

Annals of the Emotions (Psychology Today Blog).​ May 12, 2018. 

"Are You Just Daydreaming - Or Is It Boredom?"  Annals of 

the Emotions (Psychology Today Blog).​ April 30, 2018. 

"The Dead, Their Cell Phones, Jealousy, and Digital Wills,"  

Annals of the Emotions (Psychology Today Blog).​ April 18, 2018. 

₪ "Shoe shaming in the strictest school in Britain."  Annals of 

the Emotions (Psychology Today Blog).​ August 1, 2017. 

₪ "Why would anyone build their own coffin?"  Annals of 
the Emotions (Psychology Today Blog).​ July 18, 2017.

₪ "Is Your Smartphone Really Giving You Head Lice?"  

Annals of the Emotions (Psychology Today Blog).​ July 8, 2017. 

"The End Of Guilt". Annals of the Emotions  (Psychology

Today Blog).​ June 6, 2017.

₪ "Tired of Putting Things Off, and Being Seen as a Bore?" 

Annals of the Emotions (Psychology Today Blog), ​February 27,


"Do Cleaner Shrimp Get Jealous?" Annals of the Emotions 

(Psychology Today Blog).  February 17, 2017. 

₪ "Jealousy In Animals and Envy in Humans. Some new work on

envy from Spain and a friendly but jealous dog." Annals of the 

Emotions (Psychology Today Blog).  October 29, 2016. 

₪ "Disability in the Roman Digest" in Disability in Antiquity,

ed Christian Laes.  Routledge: London and New York,

October 2016.

₪ "Was Telesinia Crispinilla killed by a broken heart?" 

Annals of the Emotions (Psychology Today Blog), September 5,


₪ “Love in outer space - or just in your head?" Annals of the 

Emotions (Psychology Today Blog), June 28, 2016. 

₪ “Celebrating the Ordinary – The Advantages of Being Dull (Leland Carlson,

Dull Men of Great Britain: Celebrating the Ordinary, Ebury Press 2016)”, 

Annals of the Emotions (Psychology Today Blog), April 30, 2016.

₪ "Die Evolution der Langeweile” (The evolution of boredom), in Renate

Breuninger and Gregor Schiemann (eds.), Langeweile: Ein Philosophisches

Lesebuch.  Campus: Frankfurt, Germany, 2015.

₪ "Who's In The Mirror?", Annals of the Emotions (Psychology Today Blog),

March 25, 2016.

₪ "Maybe It’s Harder To Kill Yourself Than You Picture"Annals of the 
 (Psychology Today Blog), February 9, 2016.

₪ "Depressed and Looking Forward to the End of the World? ​Annals of the

Emotions (Psychology Today Blog), January 1, 2016.
"A gourmand's guide to the passionate life: Neel Burton, Heaven and Hell:

The Psychology of the Emotions (Acheron Pr. 2015)"​Annals of the Emotions

(Psychology Today Blog), November 17, 2015. 

₪ “Ljobomora ili utopija [Jealousy or utopia],”, October 23/4, 2015

(excerpted from the Serbian translation of Jealousy).

"What’s Wrong with Ekaterina Demidova?" Annals of the 
Emotions (Psychology Today
 Blog), September 12, 2015. 

₪“What Do You Look Like When You’re Bored?” Annals of the 
Emotions (Psychology Today Blog), 
August 6, 2015. 

₪ "Play, Primates, Jealousy, Work, and Losing Deliberately," Annals of the

Emotions (Psychology Today Blog), May 27, 2015. 

₪ “Boredom can free the mind, but too much of it will make you crazy,” 

The Guardian, May 1, 2015. 

₪ “Harming the innocent to punish the guilty,” Annals of the Emotions 

(Psychology Today Blog), April 16, 2015.

₪ “How do you feel if you can’t read?” Annals of the Emotions (Psychology

Today Blog), April 3, 2015.
₪ “What makes you say you're lonely,” Annals of the Emotions (Psychology

Today Blog), March 26, 2015.

₪ “Jealousy in Street Art,” Annals of the Emotions (Psychology Today Blog), 

February 19, 2015.

₪ “What am I reading? Ingmar Bergman, The Magic Lantern,” American

Campaign for Literacy, January 2015.
​₪ “Keeping jealousy to yourself,” Annals of the Emotions (Psychology
Today Blog),

January 10, 2015.
₪ “Painting boredom in the Renaissance,” Annals of the Emotions

(Psychology Today Blog), December 13, 2014.
₪ “Leave Stephen King alone: ‘Misery,’ income inequality and the 
connection between

jealousy and creativity,” Salon, December 7, 2014.
₪ “Sibling Rivalry: A History,” The Atlantic, November 30, 2014.
₪ “You are not the man I married,” Annals of the Emotions (Psychology

Today Blog), November 25, 2014.
₪ “The green-eyed monster: why do we get jealous?The Independent, Wednesday October 15,

₪ “Five Best Books on Boredom,” Wall Street Journal, August 11, 2012.
₪ “Lastword: Boredom at school and at work,” Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Journal, Summer 2012.
₪ “Why do I get bored?” Big Questions from Little People: Answered by Some Very Big People, ed. Gemma Elwin Harris, (National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children), London: Faber and Faber, 2012.
₪ “Boredom: a year’s history,” The Montreal Review, September 30, 2011.
₪ “The thrill of boredom,” New York Times (Sunday Review), August 7, 2011.
₪ “You look bored,” Slate Magazine, June 8, 2011.