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    What Boredom Does to You

    The science of the wandering mind.

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    How “Meaning Withdrawal,” aka Boredom, Can Boost Creativity

    Two Ironing WomenEdward Degas In his book Boredom: A Lively History, an oxymoronic title if ever there was one, Peter Toohey argues that the eponymous feeling has plagued our species since ancient times. “Boredom is a universal experience, and it’s been felt in most eras,” says Toohey, a professor of Greek and Roman studies at […]