Brain facts – 135 Interesting Facts About the Brain

Human brain facts

During the process of eating and listening to music, brain releases pleasure chemical known as Dopamine.

A human brain has about 70,000 thoughts a day.

Both female and male brain has the same functioning.

Meditation and short naps increases brain functioning encourages creativity and productivity.

Due to the pituitary glands the humans grow faster during nights than during the day because it releases growth hormone at night while asleep.

Brain shrinks by 0.25% in mass each year after the age of 30.

Brain damage is not permanent. The person’s ability to recover depends on the severity and the location of the injury.

Peripheral vision improves at night and for this reason pilots are taught to use peripheral vision during nights when looking for traffic.

Brain is poor at concentrating for long duration’s and need to clear its head for every 90 minutes or so.

Stress is not good for brain. It can permanently damage neurons in the brain which affect learning, reasoning, impulse control and memory.