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A brief history of boredom

We all respond to boredom in different ways. Some may find a new hobby or interest, others may instead rip open a bag of crisps and binge watch a new Netflix show. Boredom may seem to you an everyday – perhaps even trivial – experience. Surprisingly, however, boredom has undergone quite a metamorphosis over the past couple of centuries. 

Leprosy of the soul? A brief history of boredom 
The Conversation 
Wijnand Van Tilburg 

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