How does thinking/concentration create an almost pressure-like sensation in the head and is this feeling directly affected by the process of accessing thoughts?

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How does thinking/concentration create an almost pressure-like sensation in the head and is this feeling directly affected by the process of accessing thoughts?

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I’m not sure exactly what you’re describing but here’s a thought. When you think hard, those [brain cells that are doing the heavy lifting need more energy](https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190715094611.htm). That energy gets there with extra blood flow, and when extra blood is in the area, it swells slightly and might feel like pressure.