18 Incredible Facts About Human Brain

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Human brain is considered as the most complex organ in the human body. It is by far assumed as the most complex creation in this universe. Mainly because of so many unique functions it does and the idea behind it still not perceived completely.

As depicted in the movie ‘Inside Out’, the brain holds memory spaces to hold the most significant of your memories and its a huge data center. These memories define your personality. Scientists and researchers have been learning their entire lives just to understand this beautiful organ.

All the creations in this world somehow sum up to the amazing features that the brain hold. If Gustav Eiffel thought about the design of building Eiffel tower, it is his brain and the vast functions that took place in his core brain’s nodes that brought up a solution or the design of the tower today. Now you can imagine how complex, beautiful, powerful are the brain’s features.

For instance, the reason behind brain feels no pain is that it has no nerves connected to it. But still brain is considered to be the command center for the central nervous system. Likewise, brain consumes the most of your body’s energy being only 2% of your total body’s weight.

Here are the most incredible and interesting facts of human brain that you must not miss to know.

Lack of oxygen in the brain for 5 to 10 minutes results in permanent brain damage.

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Your brain keeps developing until your late 40’s.


Your brain is more active when you sleep.AlignThoughts-Interesting-Facts-About-Human-Brain (18)

Men’s brains are 10% bigger. But the size of the brain doesn’t matter to it’s intelligence. In fact Einstein’s brain was comparatively smaller than the other

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You have over 100,000 miles of axons in your brain.They could wrap around the Earth 4 times.
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You have more brain cells as a newborn baby than we will ever have again.

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Long-term mobile phone use significantly increases the risk of tumors.AlignThoughts-Interesting-Facts-About-Human-Brain (14)

There is no Left Brain/Right Brain Divide. It’s a myth. They work together.

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It only takes 6 minutes for brain cells to react to alcohol.
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Alcohol does not make you forget anything. When you get blackout drunk the brain temporarily loses the ability to create memories.AlignThoughts-Interesting-Facts-About-Human-Brain (11)

Forgetting is good for the brain. Deleting unnecessary information helps the nervous system retain its plasticity. A shift+delete is required for your brain as

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The human brain has the same consistency as tofu, and it does not feel pain.

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The smell of chocolate increases the brain waves which triggers relaxation.AlignThoughts-Interesting-Facts-About-Human-Brain (8)

Scientists say that dieting could force your brain to eat itself. 
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60% of your brain is fat.AlignThoughts-Interesting-Facts-About-Human-Brain (6)

You have taste receptors in the stomach, intestines,pancreas, lungs, anus,testicles and the BRAIN.

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It’s scientifically proven that even a small dose of power changes how a person’s brain operates and diminishes empathy.
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The pathologist who made Einstein body’s autopsy stole his brain and kept it in a jar for 20 years.

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Human brain is indeed a vital organ that needs care. So, do take of yourselves and stay healthy & happy! Subscribe with us for free and stay tuned with more such interesting articles.

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