Quick Look: 9 Brain Myths Debunked by Science

Lifehacker's fascinating list of myths like brain games making you smarter, the Internet making you dumber, and the prevailing notion that your I.Q. is fixed (it's not!).

Brain games will make you smarter! The internet is making you dumber! Alcohol is killing your brain cells! The brain is a mystery we've been trying to solve for ages, and the desire to unlock its secrets has led to vast amounts of misinformation. Many of these false notions are more widely believed than the truth.

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