The human brain is the command center for the human nervous system. The purpose of the brain is to receive signals from the body’s sensory organs and outputs information to the muscles.
The human brain has the same basic structure as other mammals do. Yet, it is larger in relation to body size than the brain in other mammals.
Made of soft tissue, including gray and white matter, the brain contains nerve cells, non-neuronal cells, and small blood vessels.
The brain contains billions of nerve cells arranged in patterns that coordinate thought, emotion, movement, sensation, and much more.
The widespread myth is that we use only 10% of our brain. But the reality is that we can use much more. There is no limit to brain memory. Imagine if we can increase the percentage of the brain we use? Just how smart we can get? This documentary explores that idea.
What if your brain at 77 were as plastic as it was at 7? What if you could learn Mandarin with the ease of a toddler or play Rachmaninoff without breaking a sweat? A growing unders...