April 30, 2012
We’ve all found ourselves in this situation. Tired and starving, our tendency to grab chips, soda, sweets, or fast-food skyrockets. It’s tempting to blame this inclination on the ease and abundance of junk food. Though we may be subconsciously responding to fast food advertising, a recent article in the Boston Globe, Constant distractions can take a toll, reveals a bad-snack trigger exacerbated by multi-tasking: cognitive exhaustion.