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Five common myths about the brain―and the truth behind them

Here are five common myths about the brain – and the truth behind them. 1. You only use 10 percent of your brain False! Techniques that allow scientists to see brain activity like positron emission tomography (PET) or functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) show that we use every part of our brains throughout the day. 2. People can be right-brained or left-brained While certain specific tasks, like understanding syllables in words, do involve one side … Read More

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