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    A new study suggests taking brief mental breaks improves performance on a prolonged task.

    A new study suggests taking brief mental breaks improves performance on a prolonged task.

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      A new study suggests taking brief mental breaks improves performance on a prolonged task.

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      A new study, led by University of Illinois psychology professor Alejandro Lleras, indicates that prolonged attention to a single task actually hinders performance.

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