The benefits of daydreaming - Elizabeth Cox
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The Benefits of Daydreaming and Letting Your Mind Wander
Even though it is often discouraged in traditional classrooms and work environments, many argue that there are upsides to daydreaming, such as reaching your goals, improved creativity, and improved performance on tasks.
Read more here about the benefits of daydreaming and what the science says about it. A research paper published in APS analyzes the benefits of letting your mind wander and other task-unrelated thinking. Another study indicates that daydreamers are better at remembering information in the face of distractions.
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