Can You Separate the Brain Facts From the Neuromyths?

  • Published1 Apr 2019
  • Author Alexis Wnuk
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

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When you’re dealing with the most complex structure in the known universe, there are bound to be a few misconceptions. See if you can separate the brain facts from the neuromyths.

You use ______ percent of your brain.
People are ______ left-brained or right-brained.
Your brain ______ make new cells.
Humans have ______ senses.
______ possess the biggest brains by weight.