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Published on Oct 31, 2016
A tidy desk is generally seen as a positive, but could mess actually be good for the mind? Does it help creativity? Writer and broadcaster Tim Harford made this film for Newsnight, based on his new book on the subject, Messy: How to Be Creative and Resilient in a Tidy-Minded World. Also featuring Brian Eno!
Newsnight is the BBC's flagship news and current affairs TV programme - with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews.