|These 3 pictures represent a simplified image of brain activity taken from right above our heads, with our Frontal Lobes at the top of each image. Dark color indicates most activity, light color some activity. (Basic brain anatomy here).
The 3 images show the brain activity happening in 3 different moments in time when one person is doing exactly the same thing.
Question: How is that possible? how come we don’t see the activation of the same areas?
The Answer appears as a Comment below. Credit: The Wisdom Paradox: How Your Mind Can Grow Stronger As Your Brain Grows Older book, by Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg.