As bass players, many of us have an acutely analytical approach to music. Chord tone and intervals, scales and modes, timing divisions, "playing in the pocket," "cutting through the mix," whether or not tort affects tone, etc. The Open Culture website (highly recommended btw) has a short article on how having too much information at your disposal and overthinking can stifle your best thinking and creativity. Apparently it's also supported by actual neuroscientific research. Read it here.