Mo Wang

Why silly distractions at work can actually be good for you

Positive interventions that distract us from difficult tasks actually help to reduce our stress levels, according to new research co-authored by Mo Wang, Associate Dean for Research and Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar. 

The research, conducted by an international team of researchers, shows that short positive interventions, such as watching a funny YouTube video, can help you to overcome daily demands like dealing with annoying emails or the tasks you dread. 

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