Since childhood we have known such truths that the healing plantain cures, and that it is impossible to mow down the eyes. In fact, it's just Myths, Most of which were invented more than a century ago.
"so simple!"Collected for you the 10 most common misconceptions rights. And all still believe in their truthfulness ...
The most common misconceptions
- Plantain heals the wound
Weaving all our knees in childhood, we all applied toWound the plantain. But this is a myth. Perhaps, tincture of plantain and is able to heal the wound more quickly, but the leaf of this plant torn from dusty ground can only cause infection.
- Reading without light impairs vision
This is also a legend. In fact, reading in poor light makes you tense your eyes. Because of such active work your eyes will quickly get tired and, probably, simply will start to hurt.
- We use only a small part of our brain
Looking at modern society, it's likeBelieve, but the usual average person uses the brain for 100%. The theory that people use only about 10% was put forward by the psychologist William James in the 19th century. Now this theory is considered erroneous and does not support the scientific world.
- Wet and cold weather contributes to the disease
Diseases most often cause Viruses. So you are more likely to get sick whileIn a room where people spend more time in winter. Do not deny that the immunity of a person still decreases in cold weather, so it is better to be less in the cold.
- Toad causes warts
Another myth from childhood. "Warts" on the body of a toad are her glands, and they can not harm a person (unless, of course, it is a poisonous toad). In fact, a wart causes a papillomavirus, which you will never pick up from a toad or frog.
- Sleepwalkers can not be awakened
On the contrary! In a dream they can do themselves harm, bumping into various objects, so sleepwalking is better to wake. The only nuance is that it needs to be done rather delicately, so as not to frighten a person.
- After shaving hair grow faster and darken
Changes in hair color are associated with exposure toOf the sun. When you shave off the burnt hair, darker ones appear in their place. Also after shaving you change the shape of the hair, and so they seem thicker, but they do not grow faster.
- Hair and nails grow after death
This myth is associated with the desiccation of the body itself. When exhuming the corpses of the dead, the nails and hair seem longer just because the liquid leaves the body. In fact, the hair and nails completely stop their growth.
- Language is divided into different taste zones
This error came about because of the "brokenPhone ". Scientists put forward a theory that had no basis. Then it was published by one scientific publication. After the translation, this theory began to be perceived as true. In fact, every part of the tongue can feel any taste.
- Mowing can cause strabismus
Strabismus can be caused by a diseaseNervous system, trauma, illness, but not by mowing. Look at the nose - this is the normal position that is necessary to fix the object. So it was just a scarecrow so that the children would not grumble.
Such myths, in fact, there are many. In connection with the spread of the Internet, the truth is rather difficult to learn, since many sources tell us different things. But if you put this for a goal, you can always find out The truth.
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