At one point or another, someone has probably told you one of the following myths about the human brain.  Now, you have the power to (politely) correct them!

Brain Myth #1:  The bigger the brain, the better.

A sperm whale’s brain is six times larger than ours, but its cognitive skills are much weaker.

Brain Myth #2:  Alcohol kills brain cells.

Alcohol affects the communication between your neurons, and the damage is mostly reversible.

Brain Myth #3:  We use only 10% of our brain.

We use our entire brain, although not necessarily all at once.

Brain Myth #4:  Humans are left or right brained.

While different sides of the brain are used for different functions, both sides are used equally.

4 Myths About the Brain