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    • What are some thoughts on the analysis/statistics that people only use 10% of their brain?

    • Where did the analysis/statistics number come from?

    • Who produced this data? What is its origin? Explain the foundation regarding the source of the statistic overall

    • Does it appear that the number was presented/interpreted accurately? Why or why not?

    • What is currently known about the analysis/statistics that people only use 10% of their brain? What is current research on these analysis/statistics?

    • What are some suggestions for how this statistic should have been reported in a newspaper or popular magazine (compared to how it was reported in question 2)?

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    • What are some thoughts on the analysis/statistics that people only use 10% of their brain?
    The myth that the people are using only 10% of their brain is supported by the thoughts that only 10% of our brain 'cells are neurons, while the other 90% are glial cells who have the role of supporting the neurons, but actually have unknown function. Another thought is related to the fact that the weight of brain is only 3% of the human body's weight and is using only 20% of the energy emitted by the body.

    • Where did the analysis/statistics number come from?
    The analysis came from the book of James, W. (1907) „The energies of men", who argued that "We are making use of only a small part of our possible mental and physical resources". The statistics number was the difference in means between country people and city people with respect to the use of their brains.
    • Who produced this data? What is its ...

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    Thoughts on the analysis/statistics that people only use 10% of their brain are provided. Where the analysis/statistics number come from is provided. The expert provides the suggestions for how this statistic should have been reported in a newspaper or popular magazine (compared to how it was reported in question 2).

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