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Brain Facts

Get to know your brain. inside and out.

It is a myth that humans use only 10% of their brain. In fact, in a normal brain, most of the brain is active most of the time.

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  • Weighs 3 lbs
  • 75% water
  • No pain receptors
  • Uses 20% of the body's oxygen
  • 70,000 thoughts per day
  • 300 mile/hour speed
  • 100 billion neurons
  • 100,000 miles of blood vessels
  • Produces enough energy to power a 25W light bulb
  • Creates thoughts
  • Drives emotions
  • Controls behaviors
  • Encodes memory