Some people might make jokes about people with “Half a brain.” Did you know that there are a handful of people who really do have half a brain? Some children that are born with severe epilepsy are recommended for surgery to remove half the brain. This stops the seizures, but it is a drastic measure. What happens to the person as they develop and grow with half a brain? Neurobiologists are astounded at the results. The individuals with half brains showed a remarkable comeback and were able to recover language and thinking skills. Somehow the half brain that was left compensated and grew and connected to solve the problem!