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Mayim Bialik Answers 13 Unbelievably Ridiculous Questions About The Human Brain

The Big Bang Theory and Blossom star has a Ph.D. in neuroscience, BECAUSE WHY NOT?!

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After scouring the World Wide Web in search of the most ridiculous true/false brain questions, we asked Mayim to answer them using her wisdom. CLASS IS NOW IN SESSION.

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"There's no external pain receptors," she says, "So yeah." In other words, the brain processes pain signals from the rest of the body, but has no receptors of its own to detect pain on the brain itself.

Season 9 of The Big Bang Theory premieres Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. ET/7 CT on CBS.

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