1. The brain contains approximately 100 billion neurons that can send information at speeds of up to 270 miles per hour quicker than the Hennessey Venom GT the world’s fastest street car.
  2. The human brain absorbs about 0.025 kilowatts of energy which is enough to illuminate a standard electric light bulb.
  3. About 75 percent of the brain is made up of water. This means that dehydration, even in small amounts, can have a negative effect on the brain functions.
  4. The human brain will grow three times its size in the first year of life. It continues to grow until you’re about 18 years old.
  5. According to some studies, the most beneficial diet for your brain is sea food because it contains fatty acids which can considerably increase the performance up to 15 percent.
  6. Your brain consists of about 100 billion neurons.
  7. There are 100,000 miles of blood vessels in your brain and weighs about 3 pounds.
  8. Brain is the fattest organ in your body and consists of at least 60 percent fat.
  9. The brain can’t feel pain. It interprets pain signals sent to it, but it does not feel pain.
  10. Music triggers activity in the same part of the brain that releases the ‘pleasure chemical’ dopamine during sex and eating.
  11. It is a myth that humans only use 10 percent of our brain. We actually use all of it. We’re even using more than 10 percent when we sleep.
  12. The average person is believed to have around 70,000 thoughts a day meanwhile excessive thinking has been linked to stress depression and paranoia.