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13. Neuroscience really means the brain studying itself

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12. And, what’s more, the brain named itself

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11. Finally, if the brain were simple enough to understand, we would be so simple we couldn’t

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Now let’s blow that brain of yours wide open…

10. Some blind people have never seen a smile, but still know to do it when they’re happy

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9. Cleopatra lived closer in time to the moon landing than the building of the Pyramids

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8. 98% of our DNA is the same as that of a chimpanzee’s

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7. The universe is expanding. But what is it expanding into?

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6. There is no reason the alphabet has to be in that order

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5. There are stars so far away that their light has yet to reach us

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4. A straight line is the arc of a circle with an infinite radius

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3. If a person is deaf from birth, what language are their thoughts in?

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2. You can always see your nose. Your brain just blocks it out

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1. Everything that has ever happened – in all of history – has resulted in you reading this

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