Brain facts – 135 Interesting Facts About the Brain

Amazing Facts About the Brain

If half of the brain is removed, there will be no apparent effect on personality or memory.

There are about 100 billion neurons in the brain

Neocortex constitutes 76% of human brain and it is responsible for consciousness and language. Animal neocortex is much smaller compared to humans.

The human can transfer information from 0.5 meters per second to 120 meters per second.

Neocortex is responsible for the development of human intelligence.

80% of brain injuries can be reduced by wearing a helmet.

Smallest brain ever recorded is 2.47 pounds and it belongs to a woman.

Early pregnancy the rate of neurons development is 250,000 per minute.

Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease are some of the brain diseases. These diseases can limit the normal function of the brain.

In the first year, the newborn baby’s brain grows about three times its size