Five reasons the brain is more idiot than super computer


Our brains can make us afraid of silly things. . .but excited by the genuinely terrifying.

As our understanding of the human brain increases, so too does our reverence for its abilities. But neuroscientist and comedian Dean Burnett says our dearly-held belief that the brain is a “super computer” doesn’t quite stack up.  Dr Burnett is a prolific science blogger and also an author. And the name of his first book — The Idiot Brain — has raised some eyebrows.
More . .




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s