5. MYTH:It’s best to get things off your chest by venting and speaking out about key problems. Reality: Venting is bad for the brain and creates new neuron pathways to much more of the same.
8. MYTH: Lectures offer an especially valuable way to learn - especially when the speaker interests. Reality: Lectures and talks work against listeners’ brains and benefit speakers’ intelligence mostly.
23. MYTH: After people master a skill, only then are they ready to teach that skill to others. Reality: Inspire creativity and invention through teaching others at the same time you also learn.