Experimental research into mind-wandering cuts across a number of different domains such as: Cognitive Neuroscience, Emotion & Mood, Consciousness & Mental Time Travel, Attention and Reading & Memory.
Mind-wandering is a product of spontaneous, internally generated thought
- Constraining the wandering mind: the role of control processes in deliberate mind-wandering
- Distant memories: Why the default mode network is important during states of internal focus
- Monitoring the mind: clues for a link between meta cognition and self generated thought
- Emotional wandering: considering the complex relationship between self-generated thought and happiness
- Not all minds that wander are lost