Chris Bourn

Chris Bourn is a writer and editor who has writed and edited for many a title, including British Maxim and Time Out. He does stories for MEL covering health, happiness, and how things came to be.

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Why Does Slow Motion Make Everything Look Cooler?

It’s a cliché yet somehow it never gets old — but the psychology of why we dig slo-mo has a dark side

How to Not Take Things Personally When People Criticize You

What do a former model and a driving instructor have in common? They’ve both received more than anyone’s fair share of criticism, and figured out how to make the best of it.

We’ve Been Thinking About Boredom All Wrong

According to the scientists who study it, being bored is actually great for your brain — as long as you approach it the right way