Posts Tagged ‘brain’

50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology

A short review that I read today led me to the book “50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology”. It has a subtitle of “Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior”. Here are 3 samples. Myth # 1: Most people use only 10% of their brain power. Myth # 2: It’s better to express anger than to […]

Our Wondrous Brain

Sit on a chair. Raise your right foot and move it in small clockwise circles in the air. Keep the foot going and then take your right hand and draw a ‘6’ in the air. What happens to your foot’s direction?

I know it’s an Old One, but it’s a Good One

In the hospital the relatives gathered in the waiting room . . . . . . where their family member lay gravely ill. Finally, the doctor came in looking tired and somber. “I’m afraid I’m the bearer of bad news,” he said as he surveyed the worried faces. “The only hope left for your loved […]