Brain Facts, Reasons And Aspects:

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  • Lack of oxygen in the brain for 5 to 10 minutes results in permanent brain damage.
  • Your brain keeps developing until your late 40s.
  • New Brain Connections Are Created Every Time You Form a Memory.
  • There's a virus that attacks human DNA making people less intelligent, impairing brain activity, learning and memory.
  • Your brain uses 20% of the total oxygen and blood in your body.
  • When awake, the human brain produces enough electricity to power a small light bulb.
  • Violent homes have the same effect on children's brains as combat on soldiers.
  • It's scientifically proven that even a small dose of POWER changes how a person's brain operates and diminishes empathy.
  • You have Taste receptors in the stomach, intestines, pancreas, lungs, anus, testicles and the brain.
  • The pathologist who made Einstein body's autopsy stole his brain and kept it in a jar for 20 years.
  • 60% of your Brain Is Fat.
  • Dieting could force your brain to eat itself, scientists say.
  • The human brain has the same consistency as tofu.
  • The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves, which triggers relaxation.
  • The brain releases so much dopamine during orgasms that a brain scan resembles that of someone on heroin.
  • Forgetting is good for the brain: deleting unnecessary information helps the nervous system retain its plasticity.
  • Alcohol doesn't make you forget anything. When you get blackout drunk, the brain temporarily loses the ability to create memories.
  • "Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia" is the scientific term for brain freeze.
  • There is no Left Brain/Right Brain Divide. It's a myth. They work together.
  • Long-term mobile phone use significantly increases the risk of brain tumours, a study found.
  • Sleep deprivation affects the brain in multiple ways that can impair judgment and slow reaction.
  • The brain treats rejection like physical pain, according to scientists.
  • It only takes 6 minutes for brain cells to react to alcohol.
  • When you learn something new, the structure of your brain changes.
  • Half our brains can be removed by surgery with no apparent effect on personality or memory.
  • By 2023, the average US$1,000 laptop will be just as fast as the human brain, according to Ray Kurzweil.
  • Music triggers activity in the same brain structure that releases the "pleasure chemical" dopamine during sex and eating.
  • Due to the new discovery of many brain parasites, scientist now think a Zombie Apocalypse is actually possible.
  • The feeling of Certainty can be triggered without the need for facts or reasoning, using electric stimulation over a specific part of the brain.
  • We have more brain cells as a newborn baby than we will ever have again.
  • Half of your genes describe the complex design of your brain, with the other half describing the organization of the other 98% of your body.
  • A baby's brain can use up to 50% of the total glucose supply, which may help explain why babies need so much sleep.
  • In 2015, the 4th most powerful supercomputer in the world took 40 minutes to simulate just one second of human brain activity.
  • The human brain is composed of about 100 billion neurons plus a trillion glial cells.
  • At rest, your brain uses one-fifth of a calorie per minute.
  • There are virtually no differences in brain anatomy between people with autism and those without.
  • You have about 70,000 thoughts a day.
  • Male brains, on average, have a total volume that is between 8% and 13% larger than that of females.