A person’s brain determines how they experience the world around them.
The brain weighs about 3 pounds and contains around 100 billion neurons — cells that carry information.
In this article, we explore how much of the brain a person uses.
We also bust some widely held myths and reveal some interesting facts about the brain
Using this and similar methods, researchers show that most of our brain is in use most of the time, even when a person is performing a very simple action.
A lot of the brain is even active when a person is resting or sleeping.
The percentage of the brain in use at any given time varies from person to person.
It also depends on what a person is doing or thinking about.