The top 10 myths about the human brain

Next time somebody tells you that your brain works better under pressure or that  brain games improve memory and reasoning skills, send them this little light-hearted myth-buster from our friends at Science Alert.

Myth 1: We only use 10% of our brains

PET and fMRI scans show that much more than 10% of the brain is used during even simple tasks.

Myth 2: The brain declines as we get older