Mind-blanking: when the mind goes away

@inproceedings{Ward2013MindblankingWT,
  title={Mind-blanking: when the mind goes away},
  author={Adrian F. Ward and Daniel M. Wegner},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2013}
}
People often feel like their minds and their bodies are in different places. Far from an exotic experience, this phenomenon seems to be a ubiquitous facet of human life (e.g., Killingsworth and Gilbert, 2010). Many times, people's minds seem to go "somewhere else"-attention becomes disconnected from perception, and people's minds wander to times and places… CONTINUE READING