Wandering vs. Focused Mind – Some Scientific Findings

News articles and books about meditation, mindfulness and other kinds, are not difficult to find these days. In this article some medical findings about the functioning of our brain while wandering, focused on one item, and during the process of bringing back a wandering mind to the item of focus are presented. While both the wandering and focused states are essential for our well being, the article describes the benefits of developing the ability to quickly bring back the wandering mind to its focused state. It confirms that meditation is perhaps the most effective way to develop this “mind bringing back” capability.

Use the link below to read this article.

http://www.dailygood.org/story/539/how-to-focus-a-wandering-mind-wendy-hasenkamp/

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