Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/mental-downtime/ the mind obliquely solves tough problems while daydreaming — an experience many people have had while taking a shower. Epiphanies may seem to come out of nowhere, but they are often the product of unconscious mental activity during downtime Solutions emerge from the subconscious in this way only when the distracting task is relatively simple, such […]