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daydream

Mental musing or fantasy while awake.
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In a previous analysis last March, Erie found that being (https://www.erieinsurance.com/blog/distracted-driving-study-2018) "lost in thought" (daydreaming) was the No.
Despite my own personal experience of the link between daydreaming and problem-solving, the literature around daydreaming is divided on its value, according to a recent review (Mooneyham and Schooler 2013), with the majority of studies (29) focusing on the more negative connotations and only 6 studies focusing on its positive benefits.
This was even more exciting than reading a story, because now the questions, and the answers, and the daydreaming, and the heroes of stories all came together into one activity.
The ubiquity of the daydreaming phenomenon has led researchers to speculate that they serve important psychological functions.
Daydreaming or mind wandering is like watching your own mental videos.
Some of the ways to spur daydreaming are to work on a boring task, take a walk, garden, even to sleep, as anyone who has awakened with the solution to a problem can attest.
Psychologist Corrine Sweet said: "Daydreaming provides a vital 'mental holiday' for those at work and under stress or duress.
Psychologist Corinne Sweet said: "Daydreaming provides a vital mental holiday for those at work and under stress or duress.
More than 66 percent said that daydreaming helped their performance and boosted motivation.
BEING bored at work can have a positive effect because daydreaming can increase creativity, according to a new study.
In the Daydreaming Wheel diagram accompanying Kristin Linklater's article "The Importance of Daydreaming" (Jan.
Daydreaming is roller skating backwards to a couples' songwith a red jean banana bag--alone, not thinking--tons of lights on iodine--looking walls.