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IT'S common knowledge we use only 10 per cent of our brain, right?

Well, think again, says Jason Silva, the star of National Geographic Channel series Brain Games.

"That's one of those urban myths. We use all of our brain. All of our brain is active at all times. But it might be more accurate to say we don't use it to its full potential. When we see exceptional skill and virtuosity in musicians or other fields we bear glimpse to the potential of the brain with proper training and practice. Our brains seem to have almost limitless potential."

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition June 15, 2013 D4

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