I.D.E.A. Lab

Individual Differences in Executive Attention

Michael Kane's I.D.E.A. Lab investigates individual differences in executive attention using experimental, psychometric, and experience-sampling methods. 

Our goal is to advance the scientific understanding of:

Recently, the lab's focus has been on individual differences in the experience of mind wandering, in both laboratory and daily-life settings. We have been testing the idea that one contributor to off-task thought (among many) is a momentary failure of executive attention.

Find information on our research projects, including data, at Michael Kane's OSF page

**Michael Kane is hoping to recruit new graduate students for the 2024-25 academic year; please email with any questions.**