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DynamicBrain | Brain Myths and Facts

Every day, scientists learn more about how the brain works. In the past 20 years, their knowledge has grown exponentially, even proving some of our earlier beliefs false. In the articles below, you can learn more about how the brain and senses work and the truth behind some common brain myths.


The Brain 101 - DynamicBrain

The human brain. It's spongy to the touch, weighs about three pounds and looks kind of like a head of cauliflower.

Brain Facts - DynamicBrain

Did you know? Babies Lose Half their Neurons at Birth - Brain Uses 20% of Blood - and various other brain facts.

Brain Myths - DynamicBrain

Brain myths debunked

5 Brain Facts - DynamicBrain

Brain facts explored in videos

How Vision Works - DynamicBrain

Solving the problem of converting light into ideas, of visually understanding features and objects in the world, is a complex task far beyond the abilities of the world's most powerful computers. Vision requires distilling foreground from background, recognizing objects presented in a wide range of orientations, and accurately interpreting spatial cues.

How Hearing Works - DynamicBrain

Hearing happens in the ears and the brain. Find out how you turn sound vibrations into meaningful language.

Your Brain in Love - DynamicBrain

Your Brain in Love
You may have heard people say that the most important organ for love is the brain, not the heart. Research on the neuroscience of love has some interesting findings that might surprise you.

The Brain on Menopause - DynamicBrain

The Brain on Menopause
Does menopause affect brain function? Learn what might be behind the cognitive changes some women notice during menopause.

What is Chemobrain? - DynamicBrain

What is Chemobrain? Hear from cancer survivors who faced an unexpected side effect: memory loss.