interesting facts about brain


interesting facts about brain:

interesting facts about brain

  • The human brain has the same consistency as tofu

  • The smell of chocolates increases theta brain waves which triggers relations

  • Forgetting is good for the brain deleting unnecessary information helps the nervous system retain its plasticity

  • You have taste receptors in the stomach intestines pancreas lungs anus testicles and the brain

  • No one know for sure but the latest estimate is that our brains contain roughly 85 billion brain cells

  • 90 minutes of sweating can temporarily shrink the brain as much as one year of aging

  • Your brain is 73% water . It takes only 2% dehydration to affect your attention , memory and other cognitive skills

  • Your brain keeps developing until your late 40's

  • Lack of oxygen in the brain for 5 to 10 minutes results in permanent brain damage

  • It is said that by 2023 laptops will be just as fast as the human brain according to Ray Kurzweil

  • Half our brains can be removed by surgery with no apparent effect on personality

  • When you learn something new the structure of your brain changes

  • Reading aloud and talking often to a young child promotes brain development

  • If your brain loses blood for 8 to 10 seconds you will lose consciousness

  • Information can be processed as slowly as 0.5 meters/sec or as fast as 120 meter/sec about 268 miles per hours 
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