No matter how sated you may feel, there’s always room for dessert. Sensory specific satiety and relaxing your stomach can give you just enough room for a slice of cake.
What to do when facing a situation we’re not familiar with? Too many unknown elements to react intuitively. That’s when we need to pause and think about a new plan. And then, just try and see?
Many people get short-tempered when they have not eaten for a while; they become ‘hangry’. This is not merely posturing but a survival mechanism that motivates you to start looking for food.
Have you noticed how, depending on the context, sometimes time flies, and other times it seems to drag? Unravelling the mystery of how the brain keeps track of time is key to understanding how our state of mind affects not only what we perceive but how we perceive it.