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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Erie's review of the FARS data resulted in a ranked list of more than 84 combinations (with some ties) of days and months associated with daydreaming while driving.
Smallwood and his colleagues (2011) described the positive value of daydreaming, finding a strong link between self-reflection, autobiographical memory, and future-oriented off-task thought--all of which are critical to our ability to simulate events in the future and all of which can contribute to our ability to manage long-term goals.
There is no specific research within the career choice and development literature that directly addresses the phenomenon of daydreaming as defined by contemporary daydream scholars.
Neuroscience is making progress in explaining how daydreaming works, and researchers have identified an area of the brain they've termed the default mode network (DMN).
"We process emotions, thoughts and ideas through daydreaming.
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:
Yet according to scientists, who clearly weren't asleep on the job, daydreaming is actually good for you because it boosts creativity.
A "daydreaming" lorry driver whose vehicle ploughed into the back of a car, killing two women, was sentenced to three-and-ahalf years in prison yesterday.
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.
The word "daydreaming" was written in yellow Letraset on the narrow glass-brick wall in the gallery's front room--turning this found architectural element into a cover page announcing the exhibition's title.
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.