Brain Myths

Which of the following brain myths do you believe?

People believe remarkable things about the brain that are simply not true. Here's a recent study that surveyed members of the general public, teachers, and people with a high degree of neuroscience education, and found that all three groups believed brain myths to a significant degree!

Brain myths matter because they not only lead to misconceptions and "neurobunk." Brain myths are also harmful. That's why it's important to be careful where you get your neuroscience information from

To read more about specific brain myths, you can click on the links above.


Jarrett, C. (2017). Oh dear, even people with neuroscience training believe an awful lot of brain myths. BPS Research Digest.

Jarrett, C. (2014). 10 ways that brain myths are harming us. Wired.

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