TIL That Ancient Egyptians confused the function of the brain with that of the heart, assuming that the latter was the center of emotion, thought, and personality—Embalmers Pulled the Brains and Guts Out of Mummies, since they figured it would be of no use in the afterlife.

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TIL That Ancient Egyptians confused the function of the brain with that of the heart, assuming that the latter was the center of emotion, thought, and personality—Embalmers Pulled the Brains and Guts Out of Mummies, since they figured it would be of no use in the afterlife. submitted by /u/jchang23
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