Here's More Evidence That Brain Fatigue Makes Us Do Dumb Things, INSERM Study

Published: Jun 30, 2016

In the interest of preserving your mental energy, let’s start this article with the eventual takeaway: Don’t make important decisions when your brain is on empty.

I know you’ve heard this advice before, and it sounds reasonable enough, but does the science really support it? Increasingly the answer is–yes. More and more it seems that our brains hit an energy-drain threshold, beyond which impulsiveness increases and sound decision-making suffers.

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