Tag Archives: A Wandering Mind Is an Unhappy Mind

Matthew A. Killingsworth and Daniel T. Gilbert say in the abstract of their new reserach: 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.

Full article, which requires to subscribe to the magazine, is available on http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/330/6006/932