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Adam Wiedman, a graphic designer at Sundog, keeps a more organized desk than some. In a recent study conducted at the University of Minnesota, those in an orderly space were more likely to choose “classic” options over ones marked “new,” while those in the disorderly spaces were more likely to opt for novelty. FNS photo by Dave Wallis

What does your desk say about you? Study shows surroundings affect choice and creativity

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By Cali Owings - Forum News Service

A glance around your desk or office space might say more about you than your tolerance for clutter or propensity for filing. A recent University of Minnesota study indicates work environment can affect your creativity and how likely you are to make healthy choices and try new things.

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