- 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.