Learning: We’re hard-wired to have a wandering mind—it’s evolutionary and protective;
however, “A human mind is a wandering mind, and a wandering mind is an unhappy mind” (Killingsworth and Gilbert). Experiments with high school and college kids showed improved memory and test results. SAT scores went from 460 to 520. Also lowered anxiety, depression, anger, and fatigue, and produced better immune-reactivity.