The second week of March is National Brain Awareness Month. Here are some facts you probably didn’t know about the human brain.
- “Do you remember the time”
How it is still mysterious of how memory is stored and retrieved. The brain is able to store up 4 terabytes of information, in other words up to 850 DVD’s.
- “I had a Dream”
How it is still mysterious of why we sleep and dream. Yes, it replenishes the body’s energy and brain but besides that how and why the brain sleeps and dreams mystery is still unsolved.
- Women are smarter than Men…
Men often use the left side of their brain, while women use both sides of the brain, at the same time.
- Don’t forget to breathe.
20% of the oxygen inhaled is used by the brain.
- “You are what you eat”
What you eat, affects the brain, people who consume seafood once a week have a 30% lower chance of dementia disease.
- “History lies to us”
The fact “humans only use 10% of the brain is a lie, humans use every part of the brain which is separated by three parts and two hemispheres: Forbrain, Midbrain, and Hindbrain and the creative hemisphere (right) and analytical hemisphere (left).