Brain facts – 135 Interesting Facts About the Brain

Cool facts about the brain

Human brain has such memory capacity that it can store three million hours of television.

Memory is an activity rather than a place. Any memory is deconstructed and distributed in different parts of the brain. When memory is called, it gets reconstructed from the different fragments.

Human brain generates 10 to 23 watts of power, enough to light a small bulb.

The pathologists who carried out the autopsy of Einstein, has stolen his brain and stored it in a jar for 20 years.

Brain doesn’t record memories like videos, it stores pictures of only the important bits and when you recall the event it guesses what happened in between based on previous experiences.

Brain can create false memories largely because it spends most of the time guessing what’s happening.

Brain can create strange illusion at great heights because of oxygen deprivation. Lack of oxygen affects brain cells that are responsible for visual and facial identification processing. Therefore one can see strange illusions of ghosts or fairies.

The brain anatomy of normal people and autism people are same with no virtual differences.

Sense of the smallest dose of power diminishes all variety of empathy in a person.