To get the most out of your day, work in 90 minute bursts followed by a 20 minute break. By doing this you will:
According to science, there's no such thing as multitasking.
Our brains don't actually work that way, and can't juggle two tasks at once. Instead, the brain actually switches from task to task – something that makes you inefficient and ineffectual.
This sounds ridiculous, but after lunch our body's serotonin and dopamine levels take a serious dive – causing you to feel sluggish and tired. That's why science recommends taking a power nap!
To get the perfect productivity-boosting nap, you should:
Studies show that workers who exercise on a regular basis are more productive than their sedentary collegues.
A Swedish study found that exercise at work mean that employees:
A study found that surgeons who listened to their favourite music during surgery worked more accurately. Their response times were quicker, and they were better at problem solving.
So crank up the volume and listen to your favourite beats at work!
Top tips for listening to music at work:
Finally science gives us an excuse to keep YouTubing hilariously cute animals.
According to a Japanese study, looking at pictures of baby animals like kittens and puppies can improve your concentration and focus!
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