If you're tired, it seems harder to even listen. Well, now an fMRI study shows us it really may be harder to listen. Look below to see how chronically fatigued brains (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) have to work so much harder when doing a listening task. The controls are in the second row.
From purely a brain resource perspective, tiredness places extra demands on general attention and thinking in general.
Hey, it's Friday. Better get out there and rest!
fMRI Cognition in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome pdf
Impaired Cognitive Control with Mental Fatigue pdf
Chronic Fatigue in Kids & Teens
The Course of Chronic Fatigue in Children and Adolescents
How Much Sleep is Enough for My Child?