Great Myths of the Brain (Great Myths of Psychology)

By Christian Jarrett

Great Myths of the Brain introduces readers to the sphere of neuroscience through interpreting well known myths in regards to the human brain.


  • Explores commonly-held myths of the mind during the lens of clinical study, backing up claims with reports and different proof from the literature
  • Looks at enduring myths reminiscent of “Do we basically use 10% of our brain?”, “Pregnant girls lose their mind”, “Right-brained individuals are extra artistic” and lots of more.
  • Delves into myths on the subject of particular mind issues, together with epilepsy, autism, dementia, and others
  • Written engagingly and accessibly for college students and lay readers alike, delivering a special creation to the learn of the brain
  • Teaches readers tips to spot neuro hype and neuro-nonsense claims within the media



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