Imprisoned by the past: unhappy moods wander to their past

This week the journal Cognition and Emotion published a study by my colleague Rory O’Connor (Stirling University) and myself exploring the relationship between different mood states and the temporal focus that mind wandering tasks. The results suggested that being in a negative mood led people to mind wander to events in the past. This bias was especially pronounced in people with depression.

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