This boost is more than just that lull you feel around 3 or 4 p.m., or how your brain feels when you skip a meal. Researchers found that when the brain is faced with a lengthy decision process that causes decision making skills to break down, that a dose of glucose could help.
The article also details some fascinating findings about how the brain makes decisions and how will power is connected. Next time you're faced with a long day of going over new carpet samples or college applications, make sure you have a sweet snack to keep your choices on point!
Read more: Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue? at The New York Times
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