What Cluttered Desks Really Say About You
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Guilty of a cluttered cubicle? Relax. You’re doing us all a favor.
A new study from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands suggests messy desks could be responsible for more organized thinking.
According to MSN, Jia Liu, a researcher at the university conducted an experiment with 49 college students and found messy desks and work spaces tend to cause a desire for simplicity, making people “think in a more organized fashion.”
So don’t fret your haphazardness. Embrace it. And, if necessary, remind your tidy, uptight boss that you’re contributing to the overall organization of your department.
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