Two-thirds of the population of the world believe a myth that has been propagated for over a century: that we use only 10% of our brains. Hardly! Our neuron-dense brains have evolved to use the least amount of energy while carrying the most information possible — a feat that requires the entire brain. In this short video, Richard E. Cytowic debunks this neurological myth and explains why we aren’t so good at multitasking.
The video from Ted-Ed.