Are you the person in the office that takes multiple breaks at work to look at YouTube videos or read the latest headlines on or Do you have to comment back on Facebook? You may actually be more productive than you think you are.

A new study according to from the University of Illinois shows that short diversions may actually improve your concentration and performance at work. Researchers say that your attention span is like a gas tank that needs to be refilled by short breaks throughout the day.

So next time your boss tells you to stop watching videos, checking Facebook, just tell them that you need to harvest your crops or feed your animals in order to promote work productivity.