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Crazy Facts you didn’t know about Brain

  1. The brain of a 2-year old consumes twice as much energy as  an adult brain
    brains of 2-year olds consume twice as much energy as do adult brains
  2. By the age of 7, our brains are 95 percent of their adult sizeBy the age of 7, our brains are 95 percent of their adult size
  3. Think you’re in control of your life? Think again. 95% of your decisions take place in your subconscious mind.95% of your decisions take place in your subconscious mind.
  4. Multitasking makes you less productive. When you multitask, your brain simply rapidly toggles back and forth between tasks. This results in decreases in attention span, learning, performance, and short-term memory.Multitasking makes you less productive
  5. The adult human brain weighs approximately 3 pounds.adult human brain weighs approximately 3 pounds
  6. Men average 2.9 pounds (1,336 grams) and women average 2.6 pounds (1,198 grams).Men 2.9 pounds and women 2.6 pounds
  7. Your brain generates enough electricity to power a 25-watt light bulb.Your brain generates enough electricity to power a 25-watt light bulb
  8. Human brain development does not finish until around age 25Human brain development does not finish until around age 25
  9. Your brain will get you stuck in an endless loop if you don’t deal with unfinished thoughtsYour brain will get you stuck in an endless loop
  10. Your brain is 73% water.Your brain is 73% water
  11. Ninety minutes of sweating can temporarily shrink the brain as much as one year of aging.Ninety minutes of sweating can temporarily shrink the brain as much as one year of aging
  12. No one knows for sure, but the latest estimate is that our brains contain roughly 86 billion brain cells.roughly 86 billion brain cells
  13. Only 5 minutes without oxygen can cause brain damage.Only 5 minutes without oxygen can cause brain damage
  14. Brain information moves anywhere between 1 mph and an impressive 268 miles per hour. This is faster than Formula 1 race cars which top out at 240 mphBrain information moves anywhere between 1 mph and an impressive 268 miles per hour
  15. The human brain is not solid. It’s soft and squishy similar to the consistency of soft tofu or soft gelatin. And it’s very fragile.The human brain is not solid
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