Mental effort of a person near you intensify your concentration levels

By |2017-02-03T05:34:47+00:00February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: , |

What is more interesting is, this worked with partners, even if they couldn’t see each other.
 
Researchers don’t completely understand why this happens.
 
They speculate that a “more radical hypothesis should also be considered, such as the possibility that effort exertion is influenced by a difference in the scent of someone else exerting high or low effort.
Desender, K., Beurms, S., & Van den Bussche, E. (2015). “Is mental effort exertion contagious?” Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, , Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 624–631
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