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Minding Design.

Linking behavioral science and the design of spaces, services, and objects.

What leads to office clutter?

A recent study explains the pathway between an overwhelming work load and office clutter.

“We hypothesized that workers whose jobs require them to deal with a heavy volume of work at a rapid pace would be more likely to experience job strain (i.e., emotional exhaustion), which, in turn, depletes their energy and makes workers more likely to delay decisions. Decisional procrastination (indecision) was expected to increase office clutter, which itself is a physical stressor.”

Using VR to inform design decisions

One tool, one function