Zoning Out Doesn’t Deserve Such a Bad Rap
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1737 , Segment 6
Episode: Smell, Memory Ed, Mind Wandering
- Nov 23, 2021 9:00 pm
- 16:21 mins
It can be awkward when you are caught zoning out because losing focus and letting your mind wander is viewed as a bad thing. But new research shows there's a lot more going on in the brain when we let our minds wander than scientists previously knew. Neuroscientist Aaron Kucyi is a principal research scientist in the department of psychology at Northeastern University.