Remember learning humans use 10% of our brains? That's 100% false! Our brains are always active and actually have limits. Author Annie Murphy Paul and neuroscientist Peter Reiner join us. And, Massachusetts drug recovery centers are giving drug users a second chance to rebuild their lives. WBUR's Martha Bebinger has the story of one longtime drug user. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's June 23, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on Twitter, Instagram or join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on June 23, 2021.