Brave decimating computer performance - multiple renders, helpers

Description of the issue:
Brave is causing my MacBook Air massive performance issues - only tab open needed to completely devastating performance & intermitant mouse hang.

How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. MacOs 10.15.7 (19H2026)
  2. 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7
  3. 8 GB 3733 MHz LPDDR4X
  4. Intel Iris Plus Graphics 1536 MB

Expected result:

Brave Version( check About Brave):
Brave is up to date

Version 1.59.120 Chromium: 118.0.5993.88 (Official Build) (x86_64)

Additional Information:
Please can you make this stop? This is the only tab I have open right now and Brave processes are. consuming approximately 5 gig of memory & 35% of CPU.

I have updated my MacOS to 11.5.1 in a desperate attempt to sort out this Brave problem. It just keeps freezing and decimating all my system resources. I’ve been having to use Safari

Solved. It was an extension causing the issue.

Which extension causing the issue?

AuthoredUp - a product I tried once in beta.

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