7 Myths About The Brain

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There are certain bits of knowledge that are repeated so many times in popular culture that we eventually start to believe them. Many of these “facts” are oversimplifications and exaggerations of early research which is later refined and found to be not true at all. One of my kids recently discovered the “right brain-left brain” trope thanks to a Facebook quiz, and she’s going around pegging her friends as left-brained or right-brained on the basis of their personality quirks. Sigh.

AsapSCIENCE debunks some of the myths about the brain by looking at the latest research in their latest video. Your brain is probably just fine -and not so much different from other people’s brains. -via Viral Viral Videos


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