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Response to Comment on "Wandering Minds: The Default Network and Stimulus-Independent Thought"

Science  06 Jul 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5834, pp. 43
DOI: 10.1126/science.1141078

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Gilbert et al. suggest that activity in the default network may be due to the emergence of stimulus-oriented rather than stimulus-independent thought. Although both kinds of thought likely emerge during familiar tasks, we argue—and report data suggesting—that stimulus-independent thought dominates unconstrained cognitive periods.

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