Amazing Facts About Productivity, Memory and Emotions

Productivity

People are often more productive in blue rooms
The colour blue causes the brain to release relaxing hormones

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Working memory can hold 7 (+/- 2) pieces of information

Stress and Memory

A small amount of stress helps you to remember things better but a large amount hinders your memory

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Creativity

We are most creative at night and least creative in the afternoons

Emotions

The only innate emotions are joy, acceptance, fear, surprise, sadness, disgust, anger, and anticipation. Other more complicated emotions like love and guilt are believed to be combinations of these (Plutchik, 1980)