Research suggests nearly half of humans’ active consciousness is spent mind wandering, these statistics, consistent throughout all cultures globally. 

According to psychology researchers, there are both benefits and risks when our minds wander, depending on the circumstances.

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Produced By: Toni Pankaluic

Featured In Story: Dr Anchal Garg – Psychology Researcher and Educator at Bond University

First aired on The Wire, Monday 22 January 2024