Mentally demanding tasks are harder to handle at home

Participants

  • Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
    Role: General
    Reference type: Referenced
  • Dainis Zegners
    Role: Faculty
    Reference type: Referenced

Media outlets

  • Workplace Insight (Online)

Description

A new study looking at skills in online chess tournaments from RSM, Erasmus University claims that working from home could be damaging for mentally demanding tasks.Working from home, whilst doing complicated tasks and detailed thinking might have adverse effects on doing cognitive tasks, according to research using chess players from Dr Dainis Zegners, Assistant Professor in the department of Technology and Operations Management at RSM.

A new study looking at skills in online chess tournaments from RSM, Erasmus University claims that working from home could be damaging for mentally demanding tasks.

Working from home, whilst doing complicated tasks and detailed thinking might have adverse effects on doing cognitive tasks, according to research using chess players from Dr Dainis Zegners, Assistant Professor in the department of Technology and Operations Management at RSM.