Decision making is extremely tiring.

One’s overall ability increases when less decision making occurs. This is because attention can be spent on one’s abilities rather than decision making, since they are both competing for the same resources in the context of resource depletion.rA2

  1. Sönke Ahrens, How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking: For Students, Academics and Nonfiction Book Writers (North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace, 2017). (See notes.)