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Apparently looking at nature — whether it's taking a walk in the park or just browsing through pictures — improves your performance on tasks requiring memory and attention. This is great news, since it means we can leverage the dysfunctional American work ethic in the service of increased green space. Possible slogans: "Make like a tree and increase productivity for your employees." Or how about: "If you need to focus, try a ficus." No good? Fine, let me stare at this leaf for a while and get back to you.

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