Live Science (it’s science!) – I Can Haz Productivity? Why You Should Look at Cute Animals at Work

Here’s a defense for when your boss catches you watching kitten videos on the job: New research shows looking at cute images of baby animals may actually improve your work performance, inspiring more fine-tuned attention and careful behavior.

Unsurprisingly, this research came from Japan, where they obviously have a higher investment in their ability to look at cute animals at all hours, just cuz their cats tend to be cuter, generally.