eSkeptic publicou recentemente uma matéria sobre o livro 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior e fez um top 10 dos mitos mais difundidos. Entre eles está aquele conhecido factóide que garante que usamos apenas 10% da capacidade do nosso cérebro.

Indeed, in today’s fast-paced world of information overload, misinformation about psychology is at least as widespread as accurate information. Self-help gurus, television talk show hosts, and self-proclaimed mental health experts routinely dispense psychological advice that is a bewildering mix of truths, half-truths, and outright falsehoods.

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