Online Survey on Mind Wandering

“My name is Florence Mowlem and I am a PhD student at King’s College London supervised by Professor Philip Asherson, an expert in ADHD. We are conducting and online survey study that investigates mind wandering, education, occupation, and creativity and how they relate to ADHD traits. We are interested in looking at this in the general population (including those with and without ADHD). Anyone over the age of 16 years can take part.

This work follows on from a recent paper that we wrote on mind wandering (Mowlem et al., 2016). We hope this survey will help us learn more about how mind wandering and ADHD traits can lead to differences in our experiences of education, occupation, and creativity. We know that everyone’s mind wanders, but we all do it to a different degree, and so we would like to know more about the impact it has. For some it may be useful and lead to creativity or working in a certain profession. For others it may have a negative effect, perhaps making it difficult to learn at school. Severe mind wandering that just won’t seem to stop and feels uncontrollable could also be associated with disorders such as ADHD.”

Complete our online survey to help us understand the relationship between Creativity, Occupation, Mind wandering, and Education (COME-on!!)

 We would like to invite you to complete an online survey investigating if mind wandering can lead to differences in our experiences of education, occupation, and creativity. Everyone’s mind wanders, but we all do it to a different degree, so what is its impact? For some it may be useful and lead to creativity or working in a certain profession. For others it may have a negative effect, perhaps making it difficult to learn at school. Severe mind wandering that just won’t seem to stop and feels uncontrollable could also be associated with disorders such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). By exploring the relationship between these things we can better understand the impact of mind wandering and the extent to which it affects peoples’ lives.

There is also the chance to win one of five £50 Amazon vouchers when you complete the survey.

Full information for this study can be found at the link below which will also take you to the full survey. If you would like to be e-mailed the information sheet, please use the contact details below.

To complete the survey, please enter the following web address or click the link:

https://kcliop.eu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bl4sG8MsbQQt7Mh

If you have any questions or require more information, please contact: Florence Mowlem

E-mail: florence.d.mowlem@kcl.ac.uk

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