Myth 8: New Brain Wrinkles Form As You Learn


Truth: The wrinkles your brain makes as it develops stay the exact same.

Actually, the wrinkles in your brain known as fissures, sulci, or gyri, are believed to exist because they allow more room for the brain.  Scientists believe that our brains grew larger as we evolved as a species in order to accommodate higher brain function.The brain then caved into grooves to make room for it in our skulls.



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