Category Archives: Neurology


John Cleese explains the brain

Monty Python’s John Cleese does a remarkable job of explaining the human brain.

Cleese is an English actor, comedian, writer, and producer known for his brilliance and wacky sense of humor. He manages to produce a very authentic-sounding lecture in non-English. There is only one complete sentence and it comes at the very end of his lecture.

(I’m afraid this is what I sound like to some of my students!)

For even more fun, turn on the closed captioning in YouTube and watch as the computer tries to make sense of him!

Banjo playing during brain surgery