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11 Things You Didn't Know About Your Own Mind

The brain is a magical thing. Check out these facts and hacks!

1. There's a reason why you can't remember people's names.

2. Your brain is super fast.

3. You think too much.

4. You may not be as smart as your ancestors.

5. Multitasking does more harm⁸ than good.

6. You're basically carrying around a huge hard drive in your head.

7. You don't even need your entire brain.

8. Your brain can't feel pain.

9. Your senses can blend together in crazy ways.

10. You're practically a mind reader.

11. Your brain keeps your head from spinning.

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³http://virtuallabs.stanford.edu/tech/images/ReactionTime.SU-Tech.pdf
⁴https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200107/depression-doing-the-thinking
⁵http://pss.sagepub.com/content/24/5/776
⁶http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160289613000470
⁷https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2948283/
⁸http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/11/multitasking-takes-toll-on-memory-study-finds/?_r=1
⁹https://hbr.org/2012/03/the-magic-of-doing-one-thing-a.html
¹ᴼhttp://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-is-the-memory-capacity/
¹¹http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/strange-but-true-when-half-brain-better-than-whole/
¹²http://www.brainline.org/content/2012/07/can-the-brain-itself-feel-pain.html
¹³http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-is-synesthesia/
¹⁴http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/364/1535/3453
¹⁵http://www.ldonline.org/article/10785/
¹⁶http://visionologyutah.com/why-dont-we-get-dizzy-when-moving-our-eyes/>

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