Monday, June 25, 2012

Facts about brain

Human brain weighs 3lbs, consists of 100 billion neurons and 1000 to 10,000 synapses for each neuron. Nearly, 1,00,000 miles of blood vessels and 1.1 trillion cells in our brain. Facts that we should know before using it,

1. If our brain loses blood supply for 8 to 10 seconds, we lose our consciousness.

2. Brain utilizes 20% of oxygen in our body. Yawning supplies more oxygen to brain, awaking it.

3. Brain will be dead if there is no oxygen supply for more than 5 minutes.

4. Everytime when we recall a memory or new thoughts, a new connection is made in our brain.

5. World champion, ben pridrome memorised 96 historical events in 5 minutes...think why can't we!

6. Average number of thoughts per day is 70,000.

7. Brain can't feel any pain, since it has no pain receptors.

8. By taking out all neuron from our brain, we can build a road between earth and moon.

9. Alcohol affects the connections between neurons and electrochemical impulse signals.

10. Information are processed slowly at 0.5m/sec and fastest at 120 m/sec.

11. It is not an easy task to laugh at a joke, it requires function of five regions.

12. A study of one million students in new york showed that who ate lunch which did not include any artificial 
additives performed 15% better than others.

13. When we are awake, our brain generates 10-23 watts of power, which is enough to light a bulb!


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