Neuroscience

Here's what household clutter does to your brain and body

Visual reminders of disorganisation can have negative effects on our physical and mental health. Image: REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Libby Sander

PhD Candidate, Griffith University Published

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We produce more stress hormones when we’re surrounded by clutter. Image: Jason Leung

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