Brain facts – 135 Interesting Facts About the Brain

Facts about brain

For one year of education, brain age decreases by 0.95 years and for every flight of stairs climbed per day it decreases by 0.58 years.

20,000 years ago the human brains are 10% larger than now.

12% of the people dream in black and white, while others dream in color.

The human brain weighs 3 Lbs.

The gray matter of the brain contains neurons, which collects and transmits signals.

The white matter of the brain contains dendrites and axons, which connects gray matter areas and carries nerve impulses between neurons.

The brain contains 60% of white matter and 40% of grey matter.

At 18 years the brain stops growing.

Anger triggers the region of the brain associated with honesty, that’s when the truth comes out.

There are more synapses or never connections in the brains than there are stars in the galaxy.