Fact of BRAIN

10 amazing fact about brain
  • The typical brain comprises about 2% of the body’s total weight,but uses 20% of its total energy and oxygen intake.
  • Your brain is 73% water.it takes only 2% dehydration to affect your attention,memory and other cognitive skills.
  • Ninwty minutes of sweating can temporarily shrink the brain more than one year of aging does.
  • Your brain weights about 1.36 k.g. Sixty percent of the dry weight is fat,making the brain the fattiest organ in the body.
  • Twenty-five percent of the body’s cholesterol resides within the brain Cholesterol is an integral part of every brain cell, Without adequate cholesterol, brain cell die.
  • No one knows for sure, but the latest estimate is that our brains contain roughly 86 billion brain cells.
  • Each neuron can transmit 1,000 nerve impulses per second and make as many as tens of thousands of synaptic contacts with other neurons.
  • A piece of brain tissue the size of grain of sand contains 100,000 neurons and 1 billion synapses,all communicating with each other.
  • All brain cells are not alike. here are as many as 10,000 specific types of neurons in the brain.
  • Your brain needs a constant supply of oxygen. As little as five minutes without oxygen can cause some brain cells to die, leading to severe brain damage.