Is daydreaming at work good for your career?
Yahoo Finance cited research from UBC’s department of psychology which found that our brains are more active when our minds wander. “This study shows our brains are very active when […]
Mar 8, 2019
Understanding mind-wandering could shed light on mental illness: UBC research
If you think the mind grinds to a halt when you’re doing nothing, think again.
Oct 31, 2016
Does watching the World Cup drain our economy?
How the World Cup affects workplace productivity is discussed on CBC The Current. “If we’re engaged in a task that we’re not interested in, then a secondary distraction may help the […]
Jul 9, 2014
People control thoughts better when they see their brain activity: UBC study
As humans face increasing distractions in their personal and professional lives, University of British Columbia researchers have discovered that people can gain greater control over their thoughts with real-time brain feedback.
Apr 8, 2011
Brain’s problem-solving function at work when we daydream
A new University of British Columbia study finds that our brains are much more active when we daydream than previously thought. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National […]
May 11, 2009