Monday, August 18, 2014

Don't skip it: Why vacations are important for your brain

It's August. So that means there is a lot of room to park in the lots at work, and it's hard to reach people on the phone at work. Vacation in August is just as American as apple pie and baseball. 
But beware the false break. Make sure you have a real one. The summer vacation is more than a quaint tradition. Along with family time, mealtime and weekends, it is an important way that we can make the most of our beautiful brains. ...
If you’re feeling overwhelmed, there’s a reason: The processing capacity of the conscious mind is limited. This is a result of how the brain’s attentional system evolved. 

Article here (thanks, taxprof blog!). 

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