The Fantastic Brain: The Amazing Things Youll Find Inside Your Extraordinary Mind by Andrew Brisman
10 Amazing Things People's Brains Have Done
The brain is the most complex part of the human body. It is responsible for intelligence, interpretation of senses, controlling of behavior and initiation of body movements. The brain is enclosed in hard skull with protective fluids. Now, when you use your brain much, be cautious, you are actually burning a lot of calories, indeed. Even at rest, it is estimated to use one-fifth of a calorie. The human brain is the fattiest organ in the body.
The brain is a complex organ responsible for most of our body's functions. Check out these 10 fun facts about how the brain works. Every time your heart beats , your arteries carry 20 to 25 percent of your blood to the brain. Every time you recall a memory or have a new thought, you create a connection in the brain. There are billion neurons nerve cells in the brain , but they make up only 10 percent of the brain. There is no evidence that a larger brain is smarter than a smaller brain.
21 fun facts about the brain
Home Aging Mind and Memory. Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Beth McQuiston , MD, a neurologist and the medical director of the diagnostics division at the health-care company Abbott, explains that even though the brain has layers of coverings and blood vessels that contain pain receptors, the brain itself has zero. The muscles and skin surrounding the brain, however, can feel pain.