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If Our Bodies Could Talk

Creative Ideas Happen When You Stop Checking Your Phone

Feb 12, 2015 | 50 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Remember what it's like to be bored? A New York public radio show asked thousands of its listeners to stop checking their phones and see where their minds took them. New Tech City host Manoush Zomorodi takes James Hamblin to Science House in Manhattan to experience purposeful boredom—and see what creative breakthroughs came.

Authors: James Hamblin, Katherine Wells

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Off-beat perspectives on health topics from Dr. James Hamblin.