33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

• 33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

The human brain is one of the most important and little-known body organs. Scientists all over the world work tirelessly on his research, discovering more and more new facts. It is known that the brain is an organ of the central nervous system; it consists of nerve cells and their processes, interconnected.

1. New neural connections in the brain are generated every time you do something memorable.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

2. After waking up the brain generates energy, which would be enough for a small light bulb.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

3. The lack of oxygen in the brain over 5 minutes results in its irreversible damage.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

4. Your brain continues to develop up to 50 years.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

5. Alcohol does not affect the forgetfulness - just when people get drunk as hell, the brain temporarily lose the ability to remember.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

6. In humans, more nerve cells at birth than in the rest of their lives.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

7. It can work only the left or only the right hemisphere of the brain. It is a myth. They always work together.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

8. Sfenopalativnaya ganglionevralgiya - it is a scientific term for "Brain Freeze"

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

9. The human brain has the same consistency as tofu.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

10. Scientific evidence shows that even a small feeling of power is changing the human brain and reduces its ability to empathize.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

11. The cruelty in the family also affects the child's brain, as well as the war in the brain soldier.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

12. The smell of chocolate activates the production of theta rhythm that causes relaxation.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

13. The pathologist, who carried out the autopsy of Albert Einstein's body, stealing his brain, and preserved in formalin solution for about 20 years.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

14. A sense of confidence can be called without the need for a rational explanation, but simply by stimulating a certain part of the brain.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

15. Long talks on mobile phone greatly increases the risk of brain tumors.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

16. The child's brain may use up to 50% of the glucose in the body, which explains why children need so much sleep.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

17. The brain uses 20% of the total number of oxygen and blood to the body.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

18. When you learn something new, the brain structure changes.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

19. In connection with the opening of the set of brain parasites, scientists no longer deny the possibility of a "zombie apocalypse".

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

20. Lack of sleep greatly affects the brain, leading to a deterioration in judgment and slow reaction.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

21. Half of the brain can be removed surgically with no apparent effect on personality or memory.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

22. According to scientists, the brain perceives rejection as physical pain.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

23. The brain needs only 6 minutes to react to alcohol.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

24. In 2015, the fourth power supercomputer took 40 minutes to simulate a second activity of the human brain.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

25. According to the American inventor Ray Kurzweil, in 2023 personal computers reached the processing power of the human brain.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

26. The human brain consists of 100 billion neurons, and a trillion glial cells.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

27. Half of our genes describes a complex structure of the brain, while the other half describes the organization of the remaining 98% of the body.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

28. Scientists believe that the diet can cause the brain to be "there" himself.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

29. During orgasm, the brain produces dopamine so that when it is scanned results will be the same as that of a drug addict with heroin.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

30. Music affects the production of dopamine in the same way as sex or great food.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

31. The taste receptors in humans are not only in the mouth but also in the stomach, intestines, pancreas, lungs, anus, testicles and brain.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

32. 60% of the human brain - the fat.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads

33. Forgetting - it's good for the brain: the removal of unnecessary information helps the nervous system to maintain its flexibility.

33 amazing facts about what is going on in our heads