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Thursday, November 5, 2009

What's the best way to take a study break?

What's the best way to take a study break? : Cognitive Daily: "Then he had over 200 students rate the lounges for various qualities thought by the ART to be 'restorative': A sense of 'being away,' 'fascination,' and comfort and ease. The students actually rated the lounges with murals as being more restorative than those with window views of nature, although all the nature views, whether real or artificial, were seen as more restorative than views of urban scenes. It might be that something as simple as a mural could contribute to an effective study break (though it's unclear whether the restorative properties of a lounge would be as effective if it were packed with noisy students)."

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