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AskUs: Why do we "zone out", or stare into space?

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  1. tenk says:

    But note: it’s not necessarily a bad thing. (Obviously, if it happens in traffic/on the highway/during something very important, it is a bad thing.)

    Sometimes your brain needs a break, meaning it’s going to “shut off” for a minute. If it happens longer than a few minutes, or if it’s a constant thing, then you might need medical attention. Otherwise it’s just taking a minute to process something.

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