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Some researchers say that mind wandering is “just fine.” Others say that it interferes with comprehension. Which is true? When looking at conflicting findings, focus on the research that best resembles your classroom. In this case, you should probably worry about mind wandering — except under specific circumstances. Continue reading
We’ve posted quite frequently about mind-wandering on this blog (here, here, and here — to pick just a few). This post introduces a comprehensive article about the brain activity that correlates with various mind-wandering states. As John Leiff (M.D.) notes, when
A clear and thoughtful article from the BBC.
You’re in the middle of a meeting or driving to work and your mind drifts off to… …chores on your to-do list, or …a recent argument with a friend, or …the grand possibilities of your future life. You may not