Video: Why do people believe we only use 10 percent of our brains?

You've probably heard the popular claim that humans only tap into about 10 percent of their brainpower.

Neurologists have debunked that urban legend countless times in the past, with many calling it a laughable and completely false myth. 

But for whatever reason, people have still chosen to believe it. And the entertainment business might be, in part, to blame.

For more, watch this Newsy video. 

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