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#1 Muhammad Farrukh

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 12:54

  • Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles (274 km) per hour.
  • How much does human brain think? 70,000 is the number of thoughts that it is estimated the human brain produces on an average day.

  • When you were born, your brain weighed about 350-400g and you had almost all the brain cells you will ever have. In fact, your brain was closer to its full adult size than any other organ in your body!


  • Your brain is about 2% of your total body weight but uses 20% of your body's energy.


  • Women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression than men.


  • The human brain has about 100,000,000,000 (100 billion) neurons.


  • From all the oxygen that a human breathes, twenty percent goes to the brain.


  • People who ride on roller coasters have a higher chance of having a blood clot in the brain.


  • Once a human reaches the age of 35, he/she will start losing approximately 7,000 brain cells a day. The cells will never be replaced.


  • It is not possible to tickle yourself. The cerebellum, a part of the brain, warns the rest of the brain that you are about to tickle yourself. Since your brain knows this, it ignores the resulting sensation.

  • In America, the most common mental illness is Anxiety Disorders.
  • Your brain is 80% water.

  • Your brain is move active and thinks more at night than during the day.




#2 what

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 13:02

It is not possible to tickle yourself. The cerebellum, a part of the brain, warns the rest of the brain that you are about to tickle yourself. Since your brain knows this, it ignores the resulting sensation.


Try rubbing the roof of your mouth with your little fingernail.

#3 mps69

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 13:08

Once a human reaches the age of 35, he/she will start losing approximately 7,000 brain cells a day. The cells will never be replaced.

Trust me some people didn't wait until they were 35 when this happened. :/



#4 firey

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 13:11


  • It is not possible to tickle yourself. The cerebellum, a part of the brain, warns the rest of the brain that you are about to tickle yourself. Since your brain knows this, it ignores the resulting sensation.


I've tickled myself... my brain must be dumb

#5 Steven P.

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 13:13

I've tickled myself... my brain must be dumb


I lol'd

#6 Detection

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 13:15

Try rubbing the roof of your mouth with your little fingernail.


Yep this works, I hate it when I do that because trying to stop it from itching results in making it worse lol

#7 monkey13

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 13:18

You could also try sticking your ******* in your ******** and waiting until it ********. I find that tends to tickle.

#8 FMH

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 14:34

It is very easy to tickle yourself on the ear. You can achieve the full reflex action. Take a feather or a pencil.
But don't hurt yourself! :D

#9 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 14:38

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I've tickled myself... my brain must be dumb


same here when I wash my feet I am tickled.