(TELEGRAPH) — Doing simple tasks that allow us to daydream is key to solving trickier questions playing on our minds, scientists find.
Daydreaming really is the key to solving complex problems, a new study has found.
Some of the most important scientific breakthroughs ever made - by everyone from Einstein to Newton - came about as the geniuses behind them allowed their minds to wander.
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Now research by modern day scientists has shown that mere mortals can also improve their problem-solving ability in the same way.