Hiroshima Psychological Research Issue 19
2020-03-31 発行

マインドワンダリングと自伝的推論の関連

Relationship between mind wandering and autobiographical reasoning
Nakagawa, Risa
Hashimoto, Junya
Kashihara, Shiho
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abstract
Mind wandering (MW) is the shift in the contents of thought away from an ongoing task to self-generated thoughts which is unrelated to the task. MW is thought to have the role of integrating one’s experiences into a meaningful context through autobiographical reasoning. However, the relationship between MW and autobiographical reasoning is only a theoretical suggestion and no previous studies have directly examined this relationship. In this study, we performed a questionnaire survey to clarify the role of MW that integrates experiences by examining whether there is a relationship between MW and autobiographical reasoning. As a result, a positive correlation was found between the Mind-Wandering Questionnaire and the Thinking About Life Experiences (TALE) scale. There was also a positive correlation between the Daydream Frequency and TALE scales. This result indicates that MW is related to autobiographical reasoning.
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本研究は,JST,COI,JPMJCE1311の支援を受けたものです。
subject
mind wandering
self-generated thought
autobiographical reasoning
autobiographical memory
self