Is it brain fatigue? Or do we go into autopilot? Sam Mahaffey asked Dr Steve Fleming from the Wellcome Trust centre for Neuroimaging at UCL why this happens. And if there is anything we can do to stop it.
This problem was analysed by America's greatest living philosopher, Bob Dylan when he wrote, "Ain’t it just like the night to play tricks when you’re tryin' to be so quiet? We sit here stranded, though we’re all doin’ our best to deny it" (1.)
What would also affect it is if the boxes are clear or not, or if you are sitting at an angle where you could look inside of them as it would make the job even easier. Gaurav, Tue, 19th Jan 2016