Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Facts About Your Brain

Your brain consists of 60% white matter and 40% grey matter.

If you could harness the power used by your brain, you could power as a 10-watt light bulb.

The human brain is approximately 75% water.

New connections are created each and every time you remember something or have a new thought.

It’s not your brain that’s hurting when you get a headache – without pain receptors, your brain can’t feel any pain.

Your brain is about 1300-1400 cubic centimeters in volume, about the size of a cantaloupe and wrinkled like a walnut.

Humans have the most complex brain of any animal on earth.

Your brain generates 25 watts of power while you're awake---enough to illuminate a light bulb.


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