The human brain’s energy puzzle: Unveiling the high costs of thinking. The frontoparietal networks, which are pivotal in high-level cognitive tasks like problem-solving and decision-making, were found to use up to 67% more energy than areas involved in basic sensory or motor functions

The human brain’s energy puzzle: Unveiling the high costs of thinking. The frontoparietal networks, which are pivotal in high-level cognitive tasks like problem-solving and decision-making, were found to use up to 67% more energy than areas involved in basic sensory or motor functions