Letting Minds Wander
Jonathan Schooler Keynotes - The Jonathan Schooler keynotes explore the power of philosophical positions to affect human...
Schooler demonstrates that people who have a meta-awareness of their own mind-wandering turn out to be especially creative individuals. It is often during these daydreaming periods that ideas occur to us, yet in order to make them useful, people need to notice that it turns into an important source of innovation. This daydreaming keynote exposes that these moments of distraction encourage the creative capacity of the mind.