15 Facts about the Human Brain That Will Shock You
The human brain is a wonderful thing but how much do most of us know about it, very little I suspect. To give you a little extra knowledge as to what makes us tick, here are 15 facts about the human brain that you were probably not aware of.
Keeping the Lights On
The average person blinks 20,000 times each and every day. To avoid our world going dark each time, the brain automatically supplies its own illumination.
Had you Thought of This
Scientists believe that each of us experience at least 70,000 different thoughts each day.
A Weight off your Mind
Your brain probably weights around 3 lbs. but if you think that that is a lot, consider this; it is less than the weight of your skin which weighs twice as much.
Water on the Brain
There has never been more truth to a saying as 75% of the brain is water.
No Brain, No Pain
The brain has no pain receptors so it can not feel any pain.