neuroscience

1 09, 2017

What percentage of your brain do you really use?

By |2017-09-01T17:22:10+11:00September 1st, 2017|Curiosity|0 Comments

We have all heard the myth that we only use 10% of our brains. But how close is this to reality? It would be more accurate to say that we only use between 1% - 16% of our brain, at any one time. This is because of the amazing way that our brain is set [...]

4 08, 2017

The neuroscience of imagination

By |2017-09-05T18:20:43+11:00August 4th, 2017|Creativity|1 Comment

How is it possible for the brain to imagine something which it has never seen before? While you may never think about it, it is a complex problem which requires sophisticated coordination of different parts of your brain. Check out this excellent TED video above where Andrey Vyshedskiy explains exactly what is going on in your [...]