"The conveniences of e-mail - speed and mobility - come along with pressure to also be quick in responding.
Researchers from Scotland found that for some people, the words "You've got mail" increasingly also mean "You've got stress."
Lab and researcher administrator Amarillyis Carreira said her inbox is the most cluttered place on her computer and that simply replying to her e-mails can ruin her day.
"I get about 200, 250 emails a day. It is very stressful," Carreira said.
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