Claustrophobic offices stifle creativity

The Telegraph:

Chinese and US scientists conducted an experiment which saw volunteers seated inside or outside a cardboard box measuring five feet by five feet.

Those seated outside the box, in an airier, less constricted environment were found to be more stimulated, with a greater their ability to think ‘outside the box.’

The team ensured that, cardboard aside, each environment was identical and that participants did not feel claustrophobic inside the box.

Having set the volunteers a test, findings showed that people outside the box were consistently more creative in their thinking.

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