20 Mind Blowing Facts About The Human Brain

Human Brain is fascinating. It’s like a supercomputer which stores and executes data at all times. Whenever I think about it, it just blows my mind away. In words only. Lol.

Let’s see how our Brain is Mr Wonderful

#1: Alcohol doesn’t make you forget anything. When you get blackout drunk, the brain temporarily loses the ability to create memories.

#2: Half of our brain can be removed by surgery with no apparent loss of memory or effect on personality.

#3: The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves which lead to relaxation.

#4: Violent homes have the same effect on the children’s brains as a war on soldiers.

#5: There are no pain receptors in the brain itself, so technically brain surgery won’t hurt.

#6: Usage of Mobile Phones for longer periods can increase the risk of brain tumours, a recent study says so.

#7: It only takes 6 minutes for brain cells to react to alcohol.

# 8: A sleeping human brain can still understand the words being spoken around it.

#9: Eating chocolate while studying helps the brain retain new information easily and is directly linked to high test scores.

#10: Forgetting is good for the brain. Deleting unnecessary information helps the nervous system retain its plasticity.

#11: When awake, the human brain produces enough electricity to power a small light bulb.

#12: The brain treats rejection like physical pain according to scientists.

#13: Dieting could force your brain to eat itself according to scientists.

#14: New brain connections are created every time you form a memory.

#15: Your brain keeps developing until your late 40s.

#16: Due to the new discovery of many brain parasites, scientist now thinks a Zombie apocalypse can actually happen.

#17: Your brain uses 20% of the total oxygen and blood in your body.

#18: There is no left/right brain divide. It’s nothing but a myth. They work together.

#19: You have about 70,000 thoughts in a single day.

#20: 60% of your brain is fat.

Now you know it all. Never underestimate your or anyone else’s brain. The brain is AWESOME.


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