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[mind-wandering] People who are bored think more creatively than the ones who aren’t

[mind-wandering] People who are bored think more creatively than the ones who aren’t [mind-wandering] People who are bored think more creatively than the ones who aren’t
Source: Paweł Jońca via Pinterst
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But what exactly happens when you get bored that ignites your imagination? "When we're bored, we're searching for something to stimulate us that we can't find in our immediate surroundings," Mann explained. "So we might try to find that stimulation by our minds wandering and going off someplace in our heads. That is what can stimulate creativity, because once you start daydreaming and allow your mind to wander, you start thinking beyond the conscious and into the subconscious. This process allows different connections to take place. It's really awesome." Totally awesome. Boredom is the gateway to mind-wandering, which helps our brains create those new connections that can solve anything from planning dinner to a breakthrough in combating global warming. Researchers have only recently begun to understand the phenomenon of mind-wandering, the activity our brains engage in when we're doing something boring, or doing nothing at all. Most of the studies on the neuroscience of daydreaming have only been done within the past ten years. With modern brain-imaging technology, discoveries are emerging every day about what our brains are doing not only when we are deeply engaged in an activity but also when we space out. 

When you are bored you start to play around with the things you have in your reach. I you have collected a lot of knowledge, ideas, concepts, funny thoughts.. well then you have a lot of toys which you you can play with. And that's, why some people never get bored, when they are bored.

By sattleralexander0 | 03/01/2020

Very true I can feel that true in me ..

By KebbaOmarCham | 31/12/2019

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