It's the neuroscience myth that just refuses to go away. No, you do not use only 10 percent of your brain. In fact, scientists say most of your brain ...
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By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer
Published: 09/25/2013 09:31 AM EDT on LiveScience
Nearly two-thirds of Americans mistakenly believe that human...
As it turns out, we have more of a say in the strength and resilience of our brains than we may have thought. Here are three myths to dispel before we can harness the power of our "super brains."
Recently, a reporter asked me, "Is it true that we only use 10 percent of our brain?" As a neurologist, I reassured her that this idea is patently false.
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