How to get more done by daydreaming

Mind wandering - day dreaming - benefits

Daydreaming, wool-gathering, zoning-out, everybody does it. But it’s a guilty pleasure, universally considered to be a waste of time, the realm of the slacker, an enemy of productivity. Recent research, however may change our perspectives. A wandering mind, it appears, is actually associated with widespread activation of the brain, allowing you to make creative insights and form new connections between disparate ideas …

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Why human brains are not designed to multi-task

multi-tasking doesn't work

Forget about multi-tasking. Neuroscience says it doesn’t make us more productive, it actually slows us down. Multi-tasking is great, isn’t it? You can get things done so much quicker.  Like working with 50 browser tabs open at the same time. Or writing emails as you’re driving to work. Well, if this sounds like you, then get …

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