Everyone knows not to go grocery shopping when you are really hungry or you run the risk of buying a ton of stuff you don’t need. But a new study has found you should probably avoid your weekly food run if you’re sleepy too.
Researchers invited a group of sleep deprived adults to hit the local supermarket with $50 and the instruction to buy as much as they possibly could. Then they asked the same adults, after a night of great sleep, to perform the same task.
When they were sleepy, the group bought more food and more high-calorie food than when they were well rested. Researchers theorize that a lack of sleep can result in more impulsive decisions. (You Beauty)