8 Interesting Facts about Human Brain

Sangita Karki By Sangita Karki, 11th Sep 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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We do contain brain but we may not know some interesting fact about it. Here you go some interesting truth about our brain.

Human Brain


1. Our Brain weighs about 1300-1400g which is bigger than of a monkey’s brain.

2. Our Brain consumes 25 watts of power while we are awake which is enough to illuminate a light bulb.

3. The quality of handling multitasking activity increases the brain’s ability to concerntrate on multiple things at a time. Best exercise will be the shooting games where the players have to concentrate on multiple enemies at a time.

4. Brain does send pain messages to the body but it does not contain pain receptors because of which the brain does not feel any pain

5. 20% of the body’s oxygen and blood flow goes to brain.

6. The brain can survive for 4-6 seconds without oxygen and then it beings to die. As well as the brain will permanently damage if there is no flow of oxygen for 5 to 10 minutes.

7. The brain contains 77-78% of water.

8. Albert Einsteins brain weighed 1,230 grams (2.71 lbs), significantly less then the human average of 1,300g to 1,400g (3 lbs).

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author avatar Michell
12th Sep 2012 (#)

Interesting information. Thank you for sharing.

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author avatar Sweata
12th Sep 2012 (#)

:)

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author avatar Rohinee
12th Sep 2012 (#)

Good job.

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author avatar Shankar
12th Sep 2012 (#)

Interesting.

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author avatar Deena
12th Sep 2012 (#)

Good Collection.

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author avatar Pabitra
12th Sep 2012 (#)

Good Collection. Interesting.

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author avatar Sarita
12th Sep 2012 (#)

Good Collection.

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author avatar GV Rama Rao
13th Sep 2012 (#)

Scientific evidence shows the smaller the brain the greater the chance of being a genius. What a relief! I always worried about my small brain. Extrapolating the point, a no brainer is all brains. Fantastic.

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author avatar Pabitra
16th Sep 2012 (#)

very helpful collection.

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author avatar Shrijana
16th Sep 2012 (#)

Good Collection.

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author avatar Sabita
4th Oct 2012 (#)

great post

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author avatar Lovelythoughts
4th Oct 2012 (#)

One new fact: Memories triggered by scent have a stronger emotional connection, therefore appear more intense than other memory triggers.

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author avatar Sweetgirl
4th Oct 2012 (#)

interesting facts

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author avatar Sanu Shrestha
6th Oct 2012 (#)

Interesting post Sangita!

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author avatar Maharjan.S
6th Oct 2012 (#)

Interesting Facts

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author avatar Ms. Christina
6th Oct 2012 (#)

Good Collection and Interesting

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