Brain facts – 135 Interesting Facts About the Brain

Facts about the brain

Half of the genes describe brain design while the remaining half describes the other 98% of your body.

Brain is the reason you don’t notice you’re blinking. When a person blinks, their brain kicks in to keep the world illuminated. That’s roughly 20,000 times a day.

The brain functions as one unit, there is no left and right functioning.

Our brain constantly predicts what other people are about to say before they say it.

Brain remains half awake when sleeping in a new environment for the first time.

Alcohol doesn’t kill brain cells but it damages the connective tissues at the end of neurons.

Being certain or gut feeling is more likely to emerge from electrical simulation rather than from careful consideration.

Male and female brains react to pain differently and so they explain it differently.

A person cannot recall first two years of memory, because the hippocampus was not developed enough to create a memory or to store it.

In human body, brain takes both the longest time to develop and goes through more changes than any other organ.