Daydream

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Having a daydream, or daydreaming, is a form of consciousness that involves a low level of conscious effort.

Daydreaming usually consists of indulging or engaging in a fantasy while awake.

One who daydreams is sometimes seeking to fufill a dream or hope in their mind.

When using the term daydreaming in many contexts, one implies a yearning or wish they would like to see materalize that is considered to be unrealistic.

While it may seem a useless human behavioral glitch, it actually can be quite constructive. Many daydreams may not have any obvious usefulness, but many times great things may come of them. Ones whose jobs involve creativity or designing things, like engineers, may be able to invent new ways to do things or form new solutions to problems by passively thinking about them all the time. It might also be useful for rehearsing complicated tasks in one's own mind, or thinking of new possibilities in advance of acting. It may be a form of brain excercise, enhancing its function in ways that are not obvious. It may enable the mind to sort out memories and information during the day, akin to many theorhetical functions of dreaming.

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