That's right. Apparently looking at cute pictures of baby animals (on the Internet while at work) makes you more productive.
The study was done by Hiroshima University, which found that participants who looked at cute pictures of puppies and kittens performed better on a range of tasks than the participants who looked at pictures of gourmet meals and adult animals.
The idea seems to be that cute suggests vulnerable, leading people to perform tasks more carefully.
To celebrate this finding (err, make you more productive), we bring you three cute pictures. Now, would someone please unblock Facebook and Pinterest from the trading floor?
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