Your Head Might Be On Sideways

Your Head Might Be On Sideways

In your brain the right side controls the left half of your body and vice versa. We still aren’t sure why this is, but some scientists have come up with a pretty bizarre explanation: that some ancient vertebrate ancestor was born with its brain on backwards. Or, at least on sideways.

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