How Spontaneous Brain Activity Keeps You Alive

  • Published23 Jun 2016
  • Reviewed23 Jun 2016
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  • Source TED

The wheels in your brain are constantly turning, even when you're asleep or not paying attention. In fact, most of your brain’s activities are ones you’d never be aware of … unless they suddenly stopped. Nathan S. Jacobs takes us inside the always active, surprisingly spontaneous brain.

Lesson by Nathan S. Jacobs, animation by TOGETHER.

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