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17 Apr 2006

Be careful you are only using 10 percent of your brain...
So maybe that's why some Americans are war and anger hungry.
So how about it doc, do we only use 10 percent of our brains?
Is this story true?
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

That widely quoted ciam is a total guess, from someone who knew very very little about brains, and who was himself using around 2 % at the time. No, we use far more than that, even when asleep. And I think it was meant to sugest that we use very little, not of our brain as a whole, but of our brain's capacity to be brilliant, creative and useful. One wonders what proportion of his brain's capacity the American President uses, on the average day.
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