Microsofts research team has used science to prove what we already know—too many back to back meetings can wear you down—and is promoting an Outlook feature to build in scheduled breaks. Microsoft used EEG sensors to measure the brain waves of several study participants, noting how the beta wave activity associated with stress increased across four successive 30 minute meetings with no breaks in between. But when Microsoft re ran the tests with an additional ten minute buffer period between the...

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