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Not All Mind Wandering Is Created Equal

Research often assumes that people mind wander unintentionally, but new findings show that people frequently report zoning out on purpose, and for different reasons. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the role of conscious awareness in associative learning, the social aspects of music learning among infants, and brain mechanisms underlying self-affirmation. ... More>

The Art of Ignoring Things

The incredible power of ignoring everything

Mastering the Art of Ignoring Makes People More Efficient

People searching for something can find it faster if they know what to look for. But new research suggests knowing what not to look for can be just as helpful.   ... More>