What the brain does from the exact moment we wake is it battles itself from boredom. So we drink coffee to stay alert, constantly look at our smartphones for signs of life, surf pointlessly on the Internet. We’re constantly searching for any known stimulants which will entertain our mind.
The conscious brain has no particular aim. It just floats aimlessly, it’s not directed.
What it’ll continuously do is revisit previous experiences, scan for new exciting opportunities, attempt to solve problems, which kicks in the creativity juices.
These days, the boredom gaps are being filled in better from external sources, …