Fascinating Facts About The Human Brain – Most Interesting Facts
HUMAN BRAIN FACTS
The average brain weight is 3 lbs.
Of all organs, 60% of the brain is by far the largest.
The cerebrum is 85 per cent of the brain.
75 per cent is water in the blood.
In early pregnancy 250,000 neurons were produced per minute.
18, That is the average point the brain stops developing at.
Your brain knows your presence, so that you can’t get tickled.
Stress changes the structure and the brain cells.
Dreaming requires more brain activity than any task of waking up.
Music enhances coordination in the brain.
On average, you have 70,000 thoughts a day.
Your brain needs to work 20 per cent of your blood and oxygen.
A chemicals in your brain called oxytocin make you feel love.
Your brain can’t feel pain; your head has headache that includes nerves and muscles.
Your brain produces electricity in between 12-25 watts.
That is enough to power an LED light with low wattage.
There is a reason why the brain was called a ‘random generator of thought.’
It’s known that the average brain produces up to 50,000 thoughts a day.
750-1 thousand milliliters of blood flows into the brain per minute.
This is enough to fill one bottle of soda with wine or liter.
Your brain can be able to interpret an picture your eyes have seen for as little as 13 milliseconds less than it takes you to blink.
Size matters for some things, but bigger doesn’t necessarily mean better or cleverer with the brain.
Men’s brains are usually 10 per cent bigger than women’s, even after taking into account the greater size of the body.
However, in women the hippocampus, the portion of the brain most closely associated with memory, is usually larger.
The brain of Albert Einstein weighed 2.71 pounds (1.230 grams) 10 per cent lower than the 3 pounds (1.400 grams) average.
And his brain’s neuronal density was greater than normal.
Neanderthal brains were 10 per cent bigger than the brains of our Homo sapiens.
Although humans have the largest brains of all species relative to the body weight, we do not have the largest brains.
The distinction belongs to 17-pound-brained sperm whales.
For the past 10-20,000 years, human brains have been becoming progressively smaller.
The amount lost equals the size of a tennis ball.
In London cab drivers, the hippocampus, the portion of the brain called the ‘memory core,’ is considerably larger.
This is because they get mental exercise when walking London’s 25,000 streets.
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