Science Says You Should Do Your Most Important Work First Thing in the Morning

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By Drake Baer

Psychological research suggests that the least productive time of day is the mid-afternoon, right around 3 p.m.

Conversely, the most productive time to work is within the first two hours after you wake up.

Because just like your body, your brain gets tired.

Psychologists call it decision fatigue.