Fact Or Fiction
DID YOU KNOW the heart can create enough pressure to pump blood a whopping 30ft (9m) from a severed artery?
FACT OR FICTION: Your personality, decisions, memories, and intelligence are found in your heart, not your brain.
FICTION! (Of course!)
The brain was removed in a much less delicate manner and discarded—a rod was inserted into the nostril and removed all brain matter through the nasal cavity. It also wasn’t uncommon for the brain to just be left in the body, where it would shrink and disintegrate.
Currently, science places a person’s intelligence and personality in the frontal lobe of the brain.
Our eyes are made of fire and water, and vision is the visualization of what is reflected in the gleam of the eye.
However, Alcmaeon of Croton, an ancient Greek science philosopher, believed this was fact!
- Brain Basics, Part One: The Power of Visualization (psychologytoday.com)
- EINSTEIN’S BRAIN had unusual lobes and cortex (go.theregister.com)
- Einstein’s brain reveals clues to genius (msnbc.msn.com)
- 10% Brain Usage: is it True? (momentmatters.wordpress.com)
- Breathing and Circulation (infolific.com)