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Is Daydreaming the Cognitive Casualty of the 21st Century?

"...As opposed to sleeping, I tried to thoughtfully think - be it about current projects, recent technologies that I'd come across, various impending deadlines, my upcoming wedding - any of a plethora of random items crept in and out of my consciousness.

What at first took some effort, began to lapse quite plainly into daydreaming. Even as I write this, I worry, have I gotten so consumed by constant stimulation that it takes effort to daydream? To think uninhibitedly? Is this what I've come to?"

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