daydreaming


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the condition of being so lost in solitary thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings

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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.
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.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates, presenter Oprah Winfrey, golfer Tiger Woods and tennis star Roger Federer all champion daydreaming and claim they have used visualisation to help them get to the top of their game.
Daydreaming you'll all turndown the rollaway cot, you'll comb the cinder block hovels, the hollow, then the mountain fog--get cut up in blackberry thickets I put a spell on--all night for me:
This new research claims that daydreaming is a vital mental tool, as it is a thought process which permits the brain to make new associations and links.
More than one in three said they waste 25 minutes every day chatting to friends, daydreaming, surfing the internet or looking for a new job.
I can remember sitting up in my pram - doubtless daydreaming.
It's sure as hell better than getting beat up just daydreaming about it.
Marie -- Pam Dalton and Katie Oberegger probably never thought they would be handed a trophy for daydreaming.
The work comes on the heels of a report, released 5 months ago, showing that brain areas switched on during daydreaming in young, healthy adults are largely the same spots found to be damaged in Alzheimer's patients.
Geismar offers a slight respite from this abstraction with Global Daydreaming, Prague, 2004, a PowerPoint presentation on CD-ROM showing a series of names of Prague streets, on backgrounds of the Czech national colors, in rapid succession--streets named after places in other parts of the world, suggesting how much more open to the world this city once was.
The amount of time people spend daydreaming about money also appears to increase with salary, with 47% of people who earn more than pounds 50,000 a year saying it is their most regular daydream, compared with just 14% across the population as a whole.
When I wasn't at dance, I was watching videos of my favorites, listening to classical music and envisioning choreography, or daydreaming about being onstage.
The odd thing is that Mueller is studying human daydreaming in order to teach computers how to do it.