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How to make smart decisions more easily

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Everything our bodies do— whether physical or mental— uses energy. Studies have found that many individuals seem to have a daily threshold for making decisions, and an extended period of decision-making can lead to cognitive exhaustion. So, what kinds of choices lead us to this state, and what can we do to fight fatigue? Explore the psychology of decision fatigue and ways you can avoid fatigue.

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Meet The Creators

  • Director Jolene Tan
  • Script Writer Dan Kwartler
  • Narrator Alexandra Panzer
  • Sound Designer Jeremie Lim
  • Composer Jeremie Lim
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Produced by Abdallah Ewis, Anna Bechtol
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Script Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Special Thanks Evan Polman
  • Fact-Checker Charles Wallace

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