Why we’re so bad at daydreaming, and how to fix it

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Daydreaming seems unproductive, but it’s worth trying to master it; daydreaming could potentially increase pain tolerance and reduce trolling, bullying, sadistic behavior and other habits caused by boredom. However, psychologist Erin Westgate found that most adults seem to have lost touch with this art; participants preferred killing bugs or receiving an electric shock to being left alone with their thoughts. The key to daydreaming? “You have to be the actor, director, screenwriter and audience of [your] mental performance” Read full article here

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