A Wandering Mind Is an Unhappy Mind

Published on Nov 12, 2010in Science41.845
· DOI :10.1126/SCIENCE.1192439
Matthew A. Killingsworth3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Harvard University),
Daniel T. Gilbert65
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Sources
Abstract
We developed a smartphone technology to sample people’s ongoing thoughts, feelings, and actions and found (i) that people are thinking about what is not happening almost as often as they are thinking about what is and (ii) found that doing so typically makes them unhappy.
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