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Time contracts when the mind wanders

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Mind-wandering refers to the act of engaging in task-unrelated thoughts. Mind-wandering is known to impact a wide array of cognitive functions but whether and how it affects time perception is unknown. We expected that allocation of attention to task- unrelated thoughts during interval timing would have the consequence of reduced attention to, and a concomitant perceived contraction of, timed intervals. Thirty-four participants completed a sub-second visual oddball task in which infrequent...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.02.340

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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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Lund University
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Department of Psychology
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Institution:
University of Roehampton
Department:
Department of Psychology
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences Journal website
Volume:
126
Pages:
125-126
Publication date:
2014-03-01
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1877-0428
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English
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2014-09-30

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