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Seven Myths About The Brain That Most People Believe

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Lisa Winter

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clockJul 23 2014, 16:37 UTC
1578 Seven Myths About The Brain That Most People Believe
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“The bigger the brain, the smarter the animal.” “Humans only use 10% of their brain.” “I’m creative, so I’m right-brained. You’re analytical, so you’re left-brained.”

Sound familiar?

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There’s a good chance that you’ve heard a lot of false information about the brain. Some of these ideas have been repeated so many times for so long, they become commonly accepted as fact, even after science has long since disproved it.

Check out this video from AsapSCIENCE that puts the top seven myths about the brain to rest:

 

 

Want more myth debunking? Check out Common Science Myths Most People Believe to get the real scoop on the top 10 most pervasive myths of science.


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