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56 facts tagged with Brain Facts
The idea of left brain (logical) and right brain (creative) has no basis in neuroscience and is in fact a myth.
Studies suggest that people who appear to be constantly distracted have more "working memory" and "sharper brains".
When you get blackout drunk, you don't actually forget anything; your brain wasn't "recording" in the first place.
You see your nose at all times, your brain just chooses to ignore it.
Scientists say that a 'zombie apocalypse' is actually possible based on the recent discovery of certain brain parasites. But as of now, these parasites only affect bugs.
Fingers prune underwater not because of them absorbing the water or washing away the oil, but because of an evolutionary trait caused by the brain to enhance the grip of your fingers underwater.
We forget why we have entered a room because passing through doors creates an ‘event boundary’ causing the brain to file away what we were just thinking about.
Our brains have a negativity bias and will remember bad memories more than good ones.