Watch: "Brain Tricks - This is How Your Brain Works"

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How exactly does the brain work? It's a complex question with no clear answer. Despite the fact that the brain comprises how we see and process the world, humans have a hard time processing the brain itself. But the bright minds at AsapSCIENCE have taken a stab at it with this fun and informative video, "Brain Tricks."

As the above video explains, our brain works at two speeds. Fast processing happens instantly -- it's how we recognize faces or read body language. Slow processing, as the name implies, takes a little more work. The multiplication problem used in the video -- 19 x 26 -- is a perfect example. Our brains need to pause and think about it.

Of course, the video is called "Brain Tricks" for a reason, as the number adding exercise makes clear. Did you notice the colors changing? Because, ahem, some of us certainly did not.

Be sure to check out more of AsapSCIENCE videos on their YouTube channel. Or check out their Facebook page.

  • Bailey Johnson

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