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All In The Mind - ABC Radio National

ABC Radio National

Health, Science & Medicine

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Science & Medicine 39

All In The Mind is Radio National's weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour - everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

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The mind at rest

December 15th, 2013

Episode 37 of 143 episodes

The surprising science of sleep and daydreaming. Letting your mind wander involves complex brain activity and facilitates problem solving, creativity and even enhances our sense of identity. Also, scientific sleep studies are showing that our memory can be enhanced and we can learn new things ... all while we’re quietly snoozing. This program looks at the benefits of zoning out.

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