The human brain has put the entire human race into a state of bafflement since ages. Many people have devoted their lives to learn and manifest information on this subject. Thanks to them, we now have a fair deal of information about this magnificent organ. Here are 16 facts about the commander of the body:
Did you know your brain can develop until the age of 50 years!
The Immense Power
A human brain can produce as much energy as to lit a small bulb.
No Pain No Gain
Although pain is processed in your brain, your brain has no pain receptors and feels no pain. This explains how brain surgery can be performed while the patient is awake with no pain or discomfort.
Men vs Women
Generally, a man’s brain size is larger than a woman’s, considering the body size.
Prescription sleeping pills don’t put you to sleep. They put your brain into a state similar to being in a coma, essentially bypassing any restorative value of sleep.
It is said that human beings use less than 10% of their brain. It is untrue, the brain of a human being is fully functional and each and every part of it has a known function.
60 percent of the human brain is only fat, making it the fattiest organ of the body.
Sweat It (not)
Ninety minutes of sweating can temporarily shrink the brain as much as one year of ageing.
Negative Thoughts In Us
The average brain is believed to make around 50,000 thoughts per day. It’s also estimated that in most people 70% of these thoughts are negative.
Multitasking Makes You Dumb
Yes, it is shockingly true because most people think that multitasking makes their brain more active and thus smarter. In fact the opposite to it is true.
Dieting Makes You Dumb
ATTENTION GIRLS! it has been proved by the scientists that dieting can force your brain to eat itself!
If you were drinking and don’t remember what you did last night, it’s not because you forgot. The real reason is that while you are drunk your brain is incapable of forming memories.
Lack of oxygen in brain for even five minutes can lead to permanent brain damage.
Out of the total Oxygen in your body, 20 percent of it is used by brain.
The man who did post-mortem of Einstein’s body stole his brain and preserved it in a jar for twenty years!
It is believed that yawning helps to send more Oxygen to brain and therefore wakes it up.