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What Does Your Brain Do When You Aren’t Focused? It’s Busy!

I’ve been thinking a lot about brains lately. As I’ve been working on the next edition of Creativity in the Classroom, I’ve been reading neurological research about creativity and learning—an interesting challenge, to be sure. 345 more words

Creativity And Learning


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Bo was a very successful 50 year old businessman.
He was married to a caring wife for ten years now
and was living very comfortably in a nice house… 612 more words

Engaged Life

Online survey study that investigates mind wandering, education, occupation, and creativity and how they relate to ADHD traits.

A most interesting email hits the inbox from time to time and the winner so far this week is this one…looking forward to getting the link to this study. 203 more words

There's something in the Wifi...

Looking at my phone and thinking about how upset I would be without wifi, I suddenly found myself thinking – how did I survive high school without Wifi? 248 more words


Ideas from a balanced mind

I have written about the virtues of mind-wandering on a number of occasions.  A recent article in the Harvard Gazette has stressed the importance of distinguishing between intentional and unintentional mind-wandering.  233 more words

Engineering Soapbox

#amwriting: mind wandering

We have long known that creative people are often guilty of daydreaming, but researchers have shown that daydreaming makes you more creative. Right now I am on vacation, and my output of writing has been sporadic–it comes in bursts. 499 more words


Digital detox with a deep vacation

It’s official – half of us are addicted to our internet-connected devices and a third of us have attempted to kick the addiction.  A recent study… 144 more words

Engineering Soapbox