Andy’s Quick Hits (272): Why Thinking Makes You Tired!

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all know that feeling of having engaged in hard cognitive, thinking, tasks, and feeling tired. If it goes on long enough, we may feel mentally fatigued, drained, or even exhausted.

But why?

We tend to know that physical activity uses a lot of energy and so will tire you out, but mental activity less so. So why does this happen? And…



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Andy Hab

Andy Hab


The brain and human behaviour, in business, society, learning, and health.