Mind wandering while reading easy and difficult texts

@article{Feng2013MindWW,
  title={Mind wandering while reading easy and difficult texts},
  author={Shi Peng Feng and Sidney D'Mello and Arthur C. Graesser},
  journal={Psychonomic Bulletin & Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={20},
  pages={586-592}
}
Mind wandering is a phenomenon in which attention drifts away from the primary task to task-unrelated thoughts. Previous studies have used self-report methods to measure the frequency of mind wandering and its effects on task performance. Many of these studies have investigated mind wandering in simple perceptual and memory tasks, such as recognition memory, sustained attention, and choice reaction time tasks. Manipulations of task difficulty have revealed that mind wandering occurs more… CONTINUE READING
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