“He found himself working with about 20 young men who had also suffered traumatic brain injury. Thinking of his brother, he asked them whether they, too, got bored more easily than they had before. ‘And every single one of them … said yes.” In Nature, Maggie Koerth-Baker explains why studying boredom is anything but boring. (My kids would think studying boredom while playing with an iPad on a roller coaster was boring…)