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More Breaks May Help You Go With the “Flow” at Work

Taking more time for breaks during the work day may actually improve work performance by increasing experiences of “flow,” according to new research. ... More>


It Might Be ‘Pre-Crastination’ That’s Hurting Your Productivity


A Recipe for Healthy Conflict

Mild task conflict — when group members disagree about the content of a task being performed — could be beneficial for teams, encouraging members to share different opinions and perspectives. ... More>


Mining the Minds of Multitaskers

Emerging scientific consensus says that multitasking hampers productivity — research sheds light on the causes and consequences of our decisions to multitask. ... More>


Get It Over With: People Choose More Difficult Tasks to Get Jobs Done More Quickly

Most of us are well-acquainted with procrastination, but new research suggests that “pre-crastination”—hurrying to complete a task as soon as possible—may also be a common phenomenon. ... More>