What percentage of your brain are you currently using?

Written and accurate as at: 12 March 2015

Two thirds of the population believes in the myth that has been propagated for over a century: that we use only 10% of our brains, when in fact this isn’t true.

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 video Richard E. Cytowic debunks this neurological myth and explains why we aren’t so good at multitasking.