There are many facts about the brain of humans that you may don’t know. And you will be surprised to know about them. Do you know there are no pain receptors inside the brain? Do you know that a human brain weighs only 3 pounds? Yeah, actually you will be amazed to know that it is about 1.36078 kg only. You will be able to know more about another type of amazing facts here.

1. The brain is the fattiest organ in your body.

The brain is the fattiest organ in your body. image source: Twitter

You will be a wonder to know that your brain is the fattiest organ in your body. It comprises of 60% of fat because it is full of myelin (a fatty substance). Myelin works as an electric insulator for neurons in our brain. Due to its presence, there couldn’t be any electric shock between two neurons.

2. The brain can develop up to 23 watts of power

The brain can develop up to 23 watts of power image source: Quora

Inside your brain, there is communication between the neurons and the transfer of electric signals among them. While you are awake, your brain can generate up to 23 watts of power. Do you know that 23 watts of power is enough to give power to small light a bulb? Yeah, it true that your brain is going through such a high power throughout its life.


3. The brain can survive up to 5-6 minutes without oxygen.

The brain can survive up to 5-6 minutes without oxygen. image source: live science

Do you know that your brain has a tendency to survive five to six minutes more than your heart? Yeah, you will be a wonder to know that your brain can survive up to 5-6 minutes without oxygen because your brain doesn’t store any oxygen. So, it dies after 6 minutes. Hence every person in this world dies due to the brain either they have a cardiac arrest.

4. Do you know that the brain cannot feel pain within itself?

Do you know that the brain cannot feel pain within itself? image credit: steemit

Your brain is an amazing tool in the world that can perform many functions and handle most of the situations. But you will be amazed to know that it can feel the pain in any parts of your body. But it can’t feel the pain going inside of itself. This is because there are no pain receptors inside the brain but other body parts have even the covering of the brain and scalp.

5. The brain size changes with age

The brain size changes with age image source: lifespa

Do you know that your brain size changes with age? According to research, at the University of California, it has been found that as the age of a person goes on increasing, the size of the brain goes on shrinking mainly the frontal cortex. They got an estimation that at every decade the weight and volume of the brain go on decreasing by 5%.

6. Do you know that about 75%of the brain is water?

Do you know that about 75%of the brain is water? image source: pixabay

You may get surprised to know that 75%of the brain is water.But this is a fact and you should accept it. You should also know that drinking water is much beneficial for the human body. Even a small amount of loss of water can harm your brain. Besides this, you should also know that a human heart consist of 75% water and human lungs consist of 83% water. Thus, you can think about the benefit and the importance of water in human life. Doctors suggest that a normal human should drink about 8-ounce glasses of water.

7. Why do you feel a headache?

Why do you feel a headache? image source: pixabay

Headache is the most common symptom or pain that everybody feels most of the time.  Studies say that a headache occurs due to the chemical reaction combined with the muscles and nerves in your brain. Although it occurs mostly due to, pressure, over-activity or pain sensitivity. But finally, all are due to the chemical reaction.

8. Do you know that your brain is greedy?

Do you know that your brain is greedy? image source: pixabay

This is right because despite being only 3% of the body weight brain requires almost 30%of the total blood supplied by heart. Thus,you can judge how your brain requires more attention from other organs of your body. Although the brain is greedy and requires more attention, at the same time, it is smart, effective and efficient enough to respond to a situation in  1/10,000th of a second and take action.

9. Why does the brain is known as a random thought generator?

Why does the brain is known as a random thought generator? image source: pixabay

This is because the average thought that a human brain can generate is about  50,000 thoughts per day. This is the reason why a human brain is known as a random thought generator.

10. Do you know that your brain visual area is in its back?

Do you know that your brain visual area is in its back? image source: gov

You may be confused by these brain facts, but you should know that although your eyes are in front, the part of the brain is located in the back, the occipital lobe that is responsible for vision. Not only this, another wonder is that the right side of your brain controls the left vision and vice-versa.  Not only for the vision, the but listening process also goes in the same way. That is, the left side of the brain controls the listening process of the right ear and vice versa.

Thus from the above facts, you can conclude that the brain is unbelievable, which has wonderful features that are still in research.

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