Having a messy desk makes you ‘more creative’

The Telegraph:

Working at a messy desk may actually help you think more creatively, according to a new scientific study.

Scientists found that being surrounded by clutter can promote creative thinking and stimulate new ideas.

In contrast, working at a clean and prim desk may promote healthy eating, generosity and conventionality.

The new study was conducted by psychological scientist Professor Kathleen Vohs and fellow researchers at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

They mapped the behaviour of people working on messy and clean desks with a series of experiments.

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