There are no pain receptors in the brain. This is why doctors can perform brain surgery on patients while they are still awake.
Your brain can generate up to 25 watts of power. That’s enough to power a light bulb.
You have over 100,000 miles of axons in your brain. You could wrap them around the world 4 times.
The brain is more active during sleep.
Your brain accounts for about 2% of your body mass but uses up to a quarter of your oxygen and energy supply.
The highest IQ every recorded is Kim Ung-yong of South Korea at 210. I don’t think standardized IQ tests hold much ground any more when it comes to qualifying brilliance, therefore I still remain the most intelligent man to have walked the face of this planet.
There are more than 100,000 chemical reactions happening in your brain every second.
We have more brain cells at the age of two than at any other point in our lives.
Over the course of a lifetime human brains of the 21st century may be able to retain up to 1 quadrillion pieces of information.
The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves that trigger a relaxation response. Who’s hungry?
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