Neuromyths: The 10 Top Misconceptions about your Brain

Thomas Moran
Feb 5, 2019 · 9 min read

(And How You Can Use Them to Your Advantage)

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Definition

Introduction

Separating Fact from Fiction

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The Myth List

1. Left Brain vs Right Brain

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2. We only use 10% of our brains.

3. Learning styles

4. Critical Periods

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5. Synaptogenesis Theory

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6. A common sign of dyslexia is seeing letters backward.

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7. Mental capacity is something you are born with and cannot be changed.

8. When we sleep, the brain shuts down.

9. Listening to classical music increases children’s reasoning ability.

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10. Multitasking

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Why We Believe

What Does Work?

Why it matters: Accelerated Learning

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Thomas Moran

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