by Jonathan Vatner | January 24, 2011

Thermometer, meeting, event, conventionTo optimize attendees' attention, make sure the meeting room lights are very bright and limit ambient noise, advises Andrea E. Sullivan, MA, president of BrainStrength Systems, an organization that uses current neuroscience research to improve performance. Temperature is important, too: Dip the thermostat as low as 68 F to energize attendees, or boost it to 72 F for a calmer learning environment. (610) 891-7510;