This desk changes with your mood. A new project from MIT Media Lab, Mediated Atmosphere, seeks to improve productivity and happiness at work through design, technology, and psychology. The desk reads over 30 biological signals like heart rate and body temperature to change lighting, images, and sound so hours spent at work are more pleasant. After testing in lab conditions, the team behind the mood desk wants to try it out in real offices to better understand how people's biology and mood change at work.
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