New Research on Wandering Mind

Think daydreaming is more pleasant than paying attention while performing all those mundane daily tasks? A recent study published in Science utilized an iPhone app to track how often participants’ minds wondered. This study found that people were less happy when their minds wandered than when they didn’t, even when the they weren’t engaged in enjoyable activities! To read a time.com article about the study or to find out more about the iPhone app, click the link below

http://healthland.time.com/2010/11/11/is-a-wandering-mind-an-unhappy-one/

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  1. I heard about this on NPR’s science Friday and thought, “Oh, sounds like Buddhism/yoga/other mindfulness practices had it right all along.”

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