Psychologies: Advance In Neuroscience

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The Human Brain

chose Psychologies: Advance in Neuroscience particularly “Secrets of the Brain” as my discovery to research. I stumbled upon it because I could understand very little about the Discovery of the Higgs Boson which at first seemed very intriguing to me. In the 1700s, a British physician Thomas Willis refuted the original claim by earlier scientists that the brain was only made of phlegm. He found out “that the custardlike tissue of the brain was where our mental world existed.” Furthermore, he began dissecting brains of mice and dead people to prove his point. Some interesting facts about the brain include: there are 1.3 billion terabytes of information contained in the human brain and the “estimate that 84 percent of all the

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