Wednesday, September 18, 2013

10 Amazing Facts About Human Brain

1. Weight:
Human brain weighs 3 pounds.

2. Pain:
Human brain does not feel any pain because there are no pain receptors in brain.

3. Percentage Of Fat:
Human brain is the fattest organ in the body, its contents are, at least, 60% fat.

4. Survival Without Oxygen:
Human brain can survive for 4 to 6 minutes without oxygen before it starts to die

5. Time before loss of consciousness:
Human brain gets 8 to 10 seconds before losing consciousness due to blood loss

6. Power generated by brain:
Human brain generates 10 to 23 watts of power when awake (that’s enough to turn on a light bulb!)

7. Part of oxygen and blood received by brain:
Human brain gets 20% of the total body oxygen and blood.

8. Total length of blood vessels in the brain:
Total length of blood vessels present in the human brain is 100,000 miles.

9. Number of synapses:
Human brain contains 1,000 to 10,000 synapses for each neuron.

10. Number of neurons:
Human brain contains 100 billion neurons.

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