13 Interesting Facts About Our Brain That You Won’t Believe

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The brain is the one with the very complex organ in the human body, made up of 100 billion nerves communicate in trillions of connections synapses in a very complex way which scientist just started understanding it. The brain is a centralized control system over the other organ in the body. The brain activity on the rest of the body by generating the pattern for muscle activity and driving secretion of Hormones.

The typical brain uses 20% of the body’s energy and oxygen through it comprises 2% of the body’s total weight.

The weight of our brain is about 3 pounds. One of the most fatty organs is our brain since 60% of the dry weight is fat.

Roughly there are 86 billion brain cells in our brain.

Ever thought that why babies have big heads? It is to hold rapidly growing brains. A 2-year-old’s brain can be compared to 80% of adult size.

Our brain can light a 12–25-watt bulb, that much electricity is generated in our brain.

Our brain is faster than Formula 1 race cars which top out at 240 mph since brain information travels up to an impressive 268 miles per hour.

Having a good exercise effect our brain too since, every minute, 850–1,000 milliliters of blood flows through the brain.

Our brain can process an image that our eyes have seen for as little as 13 milliseconds, isn’t that amazing — it is even less time than it takes for us to blink.

Stress and depression are major issues in modern life. Either can cause measurable brain shrinkage.

Multitasking is good incorporates but actually, it’s not healthy for our brain. Our brain is can’t learn or concentrate while we are performing two things at once. What it can do is quickly toggle back and forth between tasks. But doing so decreases our attention span, short-term memory, overall mental performance and ability to learn.

Brain cells cannibalize themselves as a last-ditch source of energy to ward off starvation. So, in very real ways, dieting, especially low-fat diets, can force our brain to eat itself.

Having long phone calls and use of the phone was always not a good option. Due to electromagnetic radiation, emitted by or cell phones and other electronic devices, over 140 protein types in our brain are affected.

A skill that took our ancestors thousands of years to develop and hone, we have destroyed it, we have destroyed the sense of direction by relying on GPS to navigate. Due to a process called synaptic pruning, neural connections fade away due to areas of the brain involved in navigation are no longer used.

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