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The Mental Health Aspect of Mind Wandering PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 01 November 2017 22:40

Karthick, S. (Academic Associate, Department of Humanities and Liberal Arts in Management, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, IIMK Campus Post, Kozhikode-673570, Kerala, India)

DIP: 18.01.010/20170501


The mind rarely remains on one topic for a prolonged period without deviation. It’s a dynamic nature of the experience of the mind that everyone experiencing mind wandering, in which attention switches from a current task to unrelated thoughts and feelings. Studies had explored the phenomenology of mind wandering and highlighted the importance of its content and relation to metacognition in defining its purposeful effects. This study is about the mental health aspects of mind wandering which involve a complex balance of costs and benefits: Its association with various kinds of mental health-related explanation, therapeutic benefits and its applicability in mental health.

Keywords: Mind Wandering, Mental Health, Cognition

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Received: September 14, 2017; Revision Received: October 06, 2017; Accepted: October 30, 2017

How to cite this article:

Karthick, S., (2017). The Mental Health Aspect of Mind Wandering. International Journal of Indian Psychology, Vol. 5, (1), DIP: 18.01.010/20170501, DOI: 10.25215/0501.010


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