Well, this seems true to me– the Daugeim group conducted a study that shows that the most productive workers spent an average of 52 minutes focused on a task, with 17 minute breaks. It sounds like smokers are the ideal worker!
I am constantly annoyed when the Pomodoro timer goes off at 25 minutes. I am going to reprogram it to do this 52 minute stretch with 17 minute breaks to see if it helps with my productivity.
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New research reveals exactly how much downtime you should be taking. http://www.fastcompany.com/3035605/how-reinstating-recess-can-make-us-better-as-grownups-too by @WriteLisaEvans via @FastCompany