People spend an average of 30% of their working hours off-task, and devote a significant amount of that time to daydreaming. Psychologists at UNC Greensboro are studying the situations in which and reasons why daydreaming occurs.

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Discussion Questions

  1. When are people most likely to daydream?
  2. When might daydreaming be considered dangerous?
  3. About how much time do you spend daydreaming, and when are you most likely to do it? (You might want to set up a daylong experiment where you track it.)

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