Executive Function Theft

In this web content, the author introduces the concept of Executive Function Theft (EFT), which refers to the deliberate abdication of decision-making and tasks perceived as less important or unpleasant to someone else, causing exhaustion and hindered participation in higher level efforts. The author highlights how EFT occurs in various contexts, including the workplace and personal relationships, and discusses its impact on gender dynamics and inequality. The content also touches on related concepts such as the mental load, invisible labor, and emotional labor. There is no controversial information, but the content sheds light on the often overlooked issue of EFT and offers suggestions for reducing its prevalence.


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