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Brain Myths

This Brain Myth Seems To Never Go Away

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.22.2014 | Science

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 ...

Busted! Most In U.S. Believe In Brain Disease Myths

Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 09/25/2013 09:31 AM EDT on LiveScience Nearly two-thirds of Americans mistakenly believe that human...

3 Myths to Dispel About the Brain

The Chopra Well | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

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."

Busting The Most Common Myth About Your Brain

Marie Pasinski, M.D. | Posted 07.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Marie Pasinski, M.D.

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.