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Every person loves being in nature. Natural sights and sounds attend to our psychological and physiological needs, promoting feelings of contentment and well-being. However, today’s working environments are typically void of nature. What impact would a more natural setting in the work space have on a knowledge worker’s productivity, well-being, satisfaction, and focus levels? How might companies enhance the existing open work/office environment to promote well-being and productivity?Using neuroscience and biometrics research technologies, True Impact and Plantronics conducted a neuroscience experiment featuring an office solution that provides a multi-sensory experience. The goal was to understand the impact of this solution against typical open office noise vs. silence. This session will cover the following:- What is the relationship between work environments and types of tasks including creative writing, simple productivity, and memory?
– How does the brain’s ability to focus and be productive get influenced by external, distracting stimuli?
– How can we promote individually focused work in a modern collaborative environment?