Recreating the feeling of Starbucks, without the high-priced coffee
Share Now on:
This final note on the way out today, something to get your creative juices flowing.
We found a new website — Coffitivity — that lets you stream the sound of a local coffee shop to wherever you are.
Why? Turns out research shows that a moderate amount of ambient noise is good for creativity. The perfect range is about 70 decibels — yes, the same as you might find at a coffee shop or café.
Extreme quiet, by the way, does not foster creativity.
There’s a lot happening in the world. Through it all, Marketplace is here for you.
You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible.
Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.