Top Ten Myths About the Brain - Deepstash
10 MYTHS ABOUT HUMAN BRAIN.
  • We use only 10 percent of our brains.
  • Flashbulb memories” are precise, detailed and persistent.
  • It’s all downhill after 40 (or 50 or 60 or 70).
  • We have five senses.

Sure, sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch are the big ones. But we have many other ways of sensing the world and our place in it.

  • Brains are like computers.
  • The brain is hard-wired.
  • conk on the head can cause amnesia.
  • We know what will make us happy.
  • We see the world as it is.
  • Men are from Mars, women are from Venus.

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5 TRUE FACTS ABOUT HUMAN BRAIN.
  • About 75 percent of the brain is made up of water. This means that dehydration, even in small amounts, can have a negative effect on the brain functions.
  • Headaches are caused by a chemical reaction in your brain combined with the muscles and nerves of your neck and head.
  • Dreams are believed to be a combination of imagination, phycological factors, and neurological factors.
  • The brain can’t feel pain. It interprets pain signals sent to it, but it does not feel pain.

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