Discovery Health has a fascinating article titled “Top 10 Myths About the Brain.” Our favorite myths include “Your Brain Stays Active After You Get Decapitated,” and “You Only Use 10% of Your Brain” (by far the most popular myth).Ai?? We encourage our readers to look over the complete top 10 myths.
The brain is one of the most amazing organs in the human body. It controls our central nervous system, keeping us walking, talking, breathing and thinking. The brain is also incredibly complex, comprising around 100 billion neurons. There’s so much going on with the brain that there are several different fields of medicine and science devoted to treating and studying it, including neurology, which treats physical disorders of the brain; psychology, which includes the study of behavior and mental processes; and psychiatry, which treats mental illnesses and disorders. Some aspects of each tend to overlap, and other fields cross into study of the brain as well.Ai?? (click for article)