We use 100% of our brains most of the time, even while asleep
We use 100% of our brains most of the time, even while asleep

Psychologist William James wrote in 1908, “We are making use of only a small part of our possible mental and physical resources.” Ever since, there’s been an urban legend that if we just untap the “remaining 90%” of our brains, we’d practically be superheroes. Alas, Magnetic resonance imagery (MRI) scans demonstrate that our whole brain is in use all the time to varying degrees. The Using 10 Percent of Your Brain Myth

Ink, watercolor, gel pen, and paint pen on paper, 6”x6”. 


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