Human Brain: Amazing Facts

Human Brain: Amazing Facts

Karāchi : Pakistan | Jul 12, 2011 at 1:29 PM PDT
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If you’re preparing for a quiz show and need to brush up on your knowledge of the human brain - or if you just have a love of learning - look no further, because we have gathered up a list of some of the best brain facts on the planet. Amongst other things, you’ll learn why babies’ heads are so darned big, why a healthy lunch is good for your body and your brain, why happy thoughts will keep the doctor away and why your lover’s cologne makes your heart skip a beat

Fast Brain Facts

3 = the weight of your brain in pounds

4 to 6 = the number of minutes your brain can survive without oxygen before it starts to die

8 to 10 = the number of seconds you have before losing consciousness due to blood loss

10 to 23 = the number of watts of power your grain generates when you’re awake (that’s enough to turn on a light bulb!)

20 = the percentages of oxygen and blood flow going to the brain

100,000 = the number of miles of blood vessels in your brain

1,000 to 10,000 = the number of synapses for each neuron in your brain

100 billion = the number of neurons in your brain

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Bilal Saeed is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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