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Open-plan offices and communal work places where people routinely make or take phone calls may actually be less productive because of this, according to Dr Galvan, although there is no easy solution if phone calls are needed for the job.“It's possible that performance could be even greater in an environment with less one-sided conversations.In Experiment 2, we examined how virtual characters can establish and maintain longer term relationships with users, using ideas from Social Exchange Theory to strengthen bonds between interactants. Experiment 2 involved repeated interactions with a virtual human over a period of time. Participants who overheard the one-sided conversation found the conversation more distracting and annoying,” Dr Galvan said.“They also remembered more words from the conversation and were more confident in some of their answers on the surprise memory test,” she said.Rosa Vessal, a co-author of the study, said that a possible explanation for the finding is that people find it easier to follow a two-way conversation and so their brains do not have to work as hard in figuring out what is going on.“Research suggests that bystanders may pay more attention to a cell-phone conversation because the content of the conversation is unpredictable.