About the Authors

Jonathan Smallwood

smallwood@cbs.mpg.de

Affiliation Department of Social Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

Kevin S. Brown

Affiliation Department of Physics, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Benjamin Baird

Affiliation Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Michael D. Mrazek

Affiliation Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Michael S. Franklin

Affiliation Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Jonathan W. Schooler

Affiliation Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JS BB. Performed the experiments: BB. Analyzed the data: JS KB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MF. Wrote the paper: JS KB BB MM MF JWS.