10 interesting facts about humans brain

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10 interesting facts about humans brain

Since everyone will be reading this will be a human, its time to learn more about yourself and your species. Like small part of you as your brain can hold life wonders and you just don’t know it. There is no wonder that the brain is one fascinating and incredible organ, many scientists question if we will ever figure it out? Since many researchers and doctors have devoted their entire lives to understand how it works! And till this very moment many of these questions haven’t been fulfilled about the human’s brain, it is very complicated indeed.

So did you know that..

1.The brain feels no pain.

Even though the brain acts as the central command for the central nervous system, it has no one pain receptor, it is the only organ in the human body that lacks nerves. This part of your body can feel no pain!

2.The brain consumes energy more than you think.

The human brain consumes the largest portion of the total energy that is generated in the human body. the brain consumes 20% of that energy even though it only represents 2% of the total body weight. The energy is vital and essential for maintaining healthy brain cells and pumping nerve impulses.

3.Your brain is fat, no offense.

The human brain is the fattest organ in the body and may consists of at least 60% fat!

4.You are bigger than the world.

Number of neurons inside of the brain determines the speed of the processing ability of your brain. So did you know that the number of neurons present in the brain is approximately 100 billion which is about 15 times of the total human population on earth!

5.Your brain never ages.

Actually your brain stop growing at the age of 18.

6.Brain misusing.

There are many quotes and people say that we human beings use less than 10% of our brain. This is not mainly true because brain functions at many scales and each part of the brain has a known function. Doesn’t ignore the fact that there are some people who don’t use it at all!

7. Shaping Emotions.

The capacity for emotions such as happiness, sadness, fear and shyness are already developed at birth. The specific type of nurturing a child receives shapes how these emotions are developed. Better watch out for what your kids are receiving.

8.Let’s burn the house.

The energy consumed by your brain is sufficient enough to illuminate a light bulb! The brain consume energy approximately 25 watts.

9. No one is perfect, even your brain.

Our brain is not perfect as many think, so often it has been found to fool us, making us perceive things differently from reality.

10.High temperature is not enough to kill you.

Next time you get a fever, keep in mind that the highest human body temperature ever recorded was 115.7 degrees.

NB: The man survived.



Can you imagine that the brain we have been talking about up there is you? You hardly know how things work inside of us and what are the drives of our dreams, hopes, thoughts, guesses,etc..


It is indeed an interesting topic, stay tuned for more articles..


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