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Take a deep breath. Benefits of neuroplasticity practices for software developers and computer workers in a family of experiments

  title={Take a deep breath. Benefits of neuroplasticity practices for software developers and computer workers in a family of experiments},
  author={Birgit Penzenstadler and R. Torkar and Cristina Martinez Montes},
Context. Computer workers in general, and software developers specifically, are under a high amount of stress due to continuous deadlines and, often, over-commitment. Objective. This study investigates the effects of a neuroplasticity practice, a specific breathing practice, on the attention awareness, well-being, perceived productivity, and self-efficacy of computer workers. Method. We created a questionnaire mainly from existing, validated scales as entry and exit survey for data points for… Expand

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