This week’s must-reads: How to be Bored

In my work as a behavioral designer, I come across important stories on how psychology influences our behavior. Every week, I share my round-up of the most important stories at the intersection of psychology, technology and business. I hope you enjoy them!

Can We Please Stop Calling Everyone ‘Addicted’? (Medium) There are some big problems with throwing the word “addiction” around.

How to be Bored (Vice) Boredom doesn’t feel good, but it isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Understanding it can help resist the urge to run from it.