When facing a daunting project, the best way to fight procrastination is to start–even if it is with the smallest task.

You’ve probably read a slew of tips for besting your to-do list–everything from not letting social media tempt you to cutting back on in-office meetings. But did you realize that there are incredibly simple brain hacks you can do to really boost your productivity? ┬áThis week, PsyBlog collected some rather fascinating research on just how to get your brain ramped up for ultimate productivity. Among the advice was an explainer on something called the Ziegarnik effect. You might want to take notes because this one little idea might spring you into action.

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