-What is a neuro-myth?
-Is it true that we only use 10% of our brain capacity?
-Do the experiences and lessons learned during the first three years of a child’s life determine his or her future?
-Does playing Mozart’s music for a baby enhance his or her intelligence?
-Does our brain work like a computer?
The great advances in neuroscience have led to more talk today than ever before about the brain. However, so much information has also given rise to neuro-myths, falsehoods about the brain based on misinterpretations of science that, without conscious intention, have a negative impact on human relationships.
Myths and Truths of the Brain aims to be an antidote to the confusion on the subject, to offer an open perspective that helps us to be aware of the false truths about the brain. The ultimate goal is to achieve a truer, safer and more reliable world, our own.
One of the greatest experts in neuroscience reveals to us the truths and lies they have told us about the most complex object in the universe: the brain.