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10 facts about the human brain [Random Knowledge #7]
posted February 15 2013 21:50.35 by Giorgos Lazaridis

1. The brain operates on the same amount of power as 10-watt light bulb.
2. Your brain uses 20% of the oxygen that enters your bloodstream
3. The brain is much more active at night than during the day
4. The brain itself cannot feel pain
5. 80% of the brain is water
6. Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour
7. The weight of the human brain is about 3 lbs.
8. Left part of the brain controls right hand side of the body whereas right part of the brain controls left hand side of body .
9. The brain grows quickest till the age of 5
10. Scientists say the higher your I.Q. the more you dream

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  • At 16 February 2013, 8:02:04 user Giorgos Lazaridis wrote:   [reply @ Giorgos Lazaridis]
    • Wops! Error in copy... Fixed it :D

  • At 16 February 2013, 4:51:06 user Charles Bergman wrote:   [reply @ Charles Bergman]
    • i fell cheated the title says "10 facts about the human brain [Random Knowledge #7]" but you repeat one fact twice. number 2 and 7 are the same fact! (Your brain uses 20% of the oxygen that enters your bloodstream)

  • At 15 February 2013, 22:56:54 user cheerio wrote:   [reply @ cheerio]
    • were is the 10th fact?

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