Productivity

Work Before Fun? That Might Not Always Be Best

Work first, play later. That’s the conventional wisdom that promises to make people more productive at work and allow them to enjoy their fun stress-free. The truth may be very different. So says social psychologist Ed O’Brien in a recent paper published in the journal Psychological Science on the balance More

Ready, Set, Type! Touch Typists Are Faster, But Not By Much

The first typewriter, invented by a newspaper printer and editor named Christopher Sholes in 1868, had a keyboard arranged like piano keys. Initially, the inventors thought that an alphabetical arrangement of 28 letters in a long row would be the most logical, easiest to use layout. However, after some experimentation More