Human Brain Facts:
80% of the brain is water.
An average adult male brain weighs about 1375 grams.
A neglected child brain can be substantially smaller than that of a healthy child.
A condition called synesthesia can cause senses to overlap. In other words, some people can taste words or hear colors.
The right side of the human brain is responsible for self-recognition.
Any damage to brain cells cannot be repaired completely.
The base of the spinal cord has a cluster of nerves, which are most sensitive.
The brain continues to send out electric wave signals until approximately 37 hours after death.
The brain is much more active at night than during the day.
The brain itself cannot feel pain.
The brain operates on the same amount of power as 10-watt light bulb. Your brain generates as much energy as a small light bulb even when you’re sleeping.
As we get older, the brain loses almost one gram per year.
Only four percent of the brains cells work and the remaining cells are kept in reserve.
Our Brain has over 100 billion nerve cells.
The adult human brain is about 2% of total body weight.
Men listen with the left side of the brain and women use both sides of the brain.
The average human brain weighs about 3 pounds.
The human brain can read up to 1,000 words per minute.
The human brain cell can hold 5 times as much information as the Encyclopedia Britannica. Or any other encyclopedia for that matter.
The Human brain constitutes 60% of white matter and 40% of grey matter.
The human brain is capable of creating more ideas equivalent to that of the atoms of the universe.
The human brain is made up of more than 10 billion nerve cells and over 50 billion other cells and weighs less than three pounds.
The Human brain is the most powerful computer which has the processing speed of 3000+ Ghz
The human brain is very soft like butter.
The Human brain stops growing at the age of 18.
The human Brain uses 20% of our body energy and makes up only 2% of our body weight.
If you spread it out, your brain would be about the size of a pillowcase.
When we touch something, we send a message to our brain at 124 mph.
Cold weather improves human memory and concentration.
The width of an average human brain is 140 mm.
The total surface area of the human brain is about 25,000 square cms.
The weight of human cerebellum is 150g.
In a lifetime, your brain’s long-term memory can hold as many as 1 quadrillion (1 million billion) separate bits of information.
Information travels at different speeds within different types of neurons.
It is estimated that there are over 1, 000,000,000,000,000 connections in the human brain.
Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour.
Neurons continue to grow throughout human life.
On an average the weight of an adult female brain is about 1275 grams.
On an average, 100,000 to 1,000,000 chemical reactions takes place in our brain.
The average human head weighs about 10 pounds.
The average length of the human brain is about 167 mm and its average height is 93mm.
The left side of human brain controls the right side of the body and the right side of the brain controls the left side of the body.
The Nervous system transmits messages to the brain at the speed of 180 miles per hour.
When in love, the brain releases the same cocktail of neurotransmitters and hormones that are released by amphetamines, leading to increased heart rate, loss of appetite and sleep, and intense feelings of excitement.
Your brain uses about 20% of your oxygen and caloric intake.