Updated: Oct 16, 2020
Quick answer these questions:
Sugar makes children hyperactive
We only use a small part of our total brains
George Washington had wooden teeth
You need to drink at least eight glasses of water every day
After you answer the questions, predict how many you got right and write it down. I will tell you the answer after you read the blog.
You have beliefs about yourself, so it is hard for you to separate facts from fiction. These common beliefs about yourself seem true because you've heard them time and time again, you may have even heard them from your parents, your friends, or bosses. Are they true or not? It's more important than ever to call out the false facts that are holding you back and we can do this together.
The answer to all the questions above is false.
Content of this blog cited from Lilienfeld, Scott O.. 50 Great Myths Of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions About Human Behavior.