Day Dreaming Good for You? Reflection Is Critical for Development and Well-Being!

ScienceDaily (July 2, 2012) — As each day passes, the pace of life seems to accelerate — demands on productivity continue ever upward and there is hardly ever a moment when we aren’t, in some way, in touch with our family, friends, or coworkers. While moments for reflection may be hard to come by, a new article suggests that the long-lost art of introspection — even daydreaming — may be an increasingly valuable part of life. 

In the article, published in the July issue of Perspectives on Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, psychological scientist Mary Helen Immordino-Yang and colleagues survey the existing scientific literature from neuroscience and psychological science, exploring what it means when our brains are ‘at rest.’

To read more…

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120702184027.htm

 

 

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Posted on July 3, 2012, in Enlightenment, Science and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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