Some of us like to work in a dimly lit room so we can concentrate. We might even close our eyes to focus ourselves mentally.
A darkened environment seems to lend itself to blocking out distractions.
But surprising research finds that doing this is not only unhelpful, it actually damages your ability to absorb and remember new information.i
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