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BRAIN FACTS, Take a bit time and amaze yourself about your brain!!!

BRAIN FACTS, Take a bit time and amaze yourself about your brain!!!

* Einstein’s brain was similar in size to other humans except in the region that is responsible for math and spatial perception. In that region, his brain was 35% wider than average.

* Your brain consists of about 100 billion neurons.

* There are no pain receptors in the brain, so the brain can feel no pain.

* There are 100,000 miles of blood vessels in the brain.

* Your brain stopped growing at age 18.

* Reading aloud and talking often to a young child promotes brain development

* Studies have shown that child abuse can inhibit development of the brain and can permanently affect brain development

* Information can be processed as slowly as 0.5 meters/sec or as fast as 120 meters/sec (about 268 miles/hr).

* It is thought that a yawn works to send more oxygen to the brain, therefore working to cool it down and wake it up.

* You can’t tickle yourself because your brain distinguished between unexpected external touch and your own touch.

* Scientists have discovered that men and women’s brains react differently to pain, which explains why they may perceive or discuss pain differently.

* Women tend to take longer to make a decision, but are more likely to stick with the decision, compared to men, who are more likely to change their mind after making a decision.