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Less Work Email Equals Less Stress
2012-05-07 07:23:34

There are a number of ways to reduce stress at work, among them is one that most people probably wouldn´t think of as a stress reducer, but according to new research, removing email from employees´ workplace environment can reduce stress and allow them to focus and perform far better. In a new study, conducted by University of California, Irvine researchers and the US Army, heart rate monitors were attached to computer users in a suburban office setting, while software sensors...

Email ‘Vacations’ Decrease Stress, Increase Concentration
2012-05-03 11:44:55

UCI findings could boost on-the-job productivity Being cut off from work email significantly reduces stress and allows employees to focus far better, according to a new study by UC Irvine and U.S. Army researchers. Heart rate monitors were attached to computer users in a suburban office setting, while software sensors detected how often they switched windows. People who read email changed screens twice as often and were in a steady “high alert” state, with more constant...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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