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Productivity and Ergonomics: The Best Way to Organize Your Desk

Workspace Temperature

Cornell University researchers found that by increasing office temperature from 68 to 77 degrees Fahrenheit (20° to 25° Celsius), workers' typing errors fell by 44 percent, and they were able to type 150 percent more.

If you can't control the temperature in your office, there's always the "wear a sweater" option or getting a small fan if your workspace is too warm.

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