Failed Brain Processing May Contribute to Your Tongue Sticking to a Flagpole

Failed Brain Processing May Contribute to Your Tongue Sticking to a Flagpole

One of the most famous scenes from “A Christmas Story” is the triple-dog-dare flagpole debacle. . The human tongue is a complex neurologic organ.  It’s actually supplied by numerous cranial nerves…5th cranial nerve providing general touch sensation, 7th cranial nerve involved in taste sensation to the anterior 2/3rds of the tongue, 9th and 10th cranial…