Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Love is the triumph of the imagination: Daydreams about significant others are associated with increased happiness, love and connection.

This study of 101 people found that social daydreams compared to daydreams of non-social things were associated with increased happiness, love and connection. The effects occurred when the daydream involved imagining others with whom the daydreamer had a high quality relationship.  (Conscious Cogn. 2015 Jan 10;33C:135-144)
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