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The Virtues of Daydreaming

Editors’ Note: Portions of this post appeared in similar form in an October, 2011, post by Jonah Lehrer for Wired.com, in an August, 2008, column by Lehrer for the Boston Globe, and in his previously published book “Imagine.” We regret the duplication of material. Humans are a daydreaming species. A...
Sara Hadidi
Sara Hadidi • 2 years ago

why daydreaming makes you smarter and more creative, from the new yorker

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