The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To
Why do you lose arguments with people who know MUCH LESS than you?
Why can you recognise that woman, from that thing… but can’t remember her name?
And why, after your last break-up, did you find yourself in the foetal position on the sofa for days, moving only to wipe the snot and tears haphazardly from your face?
Here’s why: the idiot brain. For something supposedly so brilliant and evolutionarily advanced, the human brain is pretty messy, fallible and disorganised. For example, did you…