Research Finds Daydreaming Is Good For Our Health

Daydreaming may be good for us, but we are surprisingly bad at it.

Alison Escalante MD
Publishous

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Woman daydreaming while lying in a field of yellow flowers
Researchers find that daydreaming is an important task in the brain. Photo by Guillaume Bolduc/Unsplash

Daydreaming has been under attack for generations. As children we were told to “get that head out of the clouds and pay attention.” In adulthood recent studies have told us that mind-wandering seemed to make us unhappy because it usually leads to negative rumination.

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Alison Escalante MD
Publishous

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