24 February 2017

Equally intriguing to researchers...

...was the effect of all that mind wandering on people’s moods: Overall, people were less happy when their minds wandered.

Neutral and negative thoughts seemed to make them less happy than being in the moment, and pleasant thoughts made them no happier.


4 comments:

Frances said...

Neo - it's tax season. When my mind wanders, it's contemplating interractions with CRA. And that's enough to make anyone unhappy (particularly after today's interactions with a polite but totally uninformed employee of same).

Anonymous said...

Awww how can you be an "expert" on 'happiness" and not know that happiness is a warm gun?

Neo Conservative said...

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happiness is in the eye of the bongholder.

just ask justin.

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Frances said...

Neo - bongs - that may just be the answer to tax woes.