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Daydreams in a computer model

02 October 2017

What happens in your brain when you are daydreaming, or when you are making decisions? How, where and when are we distracted? Neuroscientist Marieke van Vugt creates models that can explain this. She has integrated her personal interest in Buddhism and dance into her research – she is investigating the effects of meditation on cognition...read more.

Last modified:31 May 2018 4.35 p.m.

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