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How to Tame Your Wandering Mind and Actually Get Some Work Done

Researchers believe that when a task isn’t sufficiently rewarding, our brains search for something more interesting to think about

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You have a big deadline looming, and it’s time to hunker down. But every time you start working, you find that, for some reason, your mind…




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