Window to the wandering mind: pupillometry of spontaneous thought while reading.

@article{Franklin2013WindowTT,
  title={Window to the wandering mind: pupillometry of spontaneous thought while reading.},
  author={Michael S. Franklin and James M. Broadway and Michael D. Mrazek and Jonathan Smallwood and Jonathan W. Schooler},
  journal={Quarterly journal of experimental psychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={66 12},
  pages={2289-94}
}
Mind-wandering is both pervasive and detrimental to task performance. As such, identifying covert physiological measures that are associated with this off-task state could inform theories of mind-wandering and lead to interventions that improve task focus. Although previous work suggests that pupil dilation (PD) may vary between on- and off-task states, no studies have examined whether PD systematically varies within a subject as they report becoming disengaged from a task-a key step in… CONTINUE READING
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