Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Some interesting facts about Human Brain

  • The average brain of a human has about 100 billion nerve cells.
  • Nerve impulses to and from brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour.
  • The human brain can hold upto 1000 tera bytes of information.
  • The brain is only 2% of the body but consumes the maximum oxygen compared to other organs.
  • The brain is much more active during the night than the day.
  • The brain itself cannot feel pain. Even though the brain is the pain center when you cut your finger, the brain does not have pain receptors. 

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