The human mind is hard to pin down. It goes where it wants, not necessarily where it’s supposed to, and it’s averse to sitting still. But how much does the mind wander? How much of our time do we spend
The outward changes that come with age are the most obvious. What’s happening in people’s minds is more of a black box. There’s no direct information we have on the content of people’s thoughts without actually asking. So a group
There’s nothing wrong with a little daydreaming. In fact, as I wrote about last year, certain kinds of daydreaming are associated with having a greater sense of purpose in life.
In my last post, I talked about how research has linked having a greater sense of purpose in life to better cognitive functioning and mental health. I also promised to reveal the meaning of life in an upcoming post. OK,
If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time thinking about things other than what you’re doing in the present moment. In fact, if you’re like most people, your mind is wandering for almost half of your waking life.