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Age Wise

Why You Should Embrace Your Wandering Mind

Daydreaming and distraction are normal, even wonderful

Image: Pixabay / Gerd Altmann

When healthy young adults were pitted against healthy older people in mindless tasks for a recent research project, a surprising thing happened. The older folks scored lower on cognitive tests, yet each group ultimately performed the same on the boring task at…

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