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Many people take a coffee break while at work, believing that this will ease their stress. (longer)

Research has been conflicting on the effects of caffeine. ( keep short)

Some studies suggest that it can worsen anxiety and trigger stress, whereas others show it boosts confidence and alertness. (longer)

Recently, however, a study done by psychologists at Bristol University in the UK suggests that taking coffee breaks may actually negatively affect employees' ability to do their jobs and undermine, rather than boost, teamwork. (longer)

So this raises the question: do classic American coffee breaks hurt? (unchanged)


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Many people take a coffee break while at work, believing that this will ease their stress. (16 words) Research has been conflicting on the effects of caffeine. (9 words) Some studies suggest that it can worsen anxiety and trigger stress. (11 words) However, others show it boosts confidence and alertness. (8 words) Recently, however, a study done by psychologists at Bristol University in the UK suggests that taking coffee breaks may actually negatively affect employees' ability to do their jobs and undermine, rather than boost, teamwork. (34 words) So this raises the question: do the classic American coffee breaks hurt more than help? (15 words)


Many people take a coffee break while at work, believing that this will ease their stress. (16 words) Research has been conflicting on the effects of caffeine. (9 words) Some studies suggest that it can worsen anxiety and trigger stress, whereas others show it boosts confidence and alertness. (20 words) Recently, however, a study done by psychologists at Bristol University in the UK suggests that taking coffee breaks may actually negatively affect employees' ability to do their jobs. (28 words) It also undermines, rather than boosts, teamwork. (7 words) So this raises the question: do the classic American coffee breaks hurt more than help? (15 words)