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  1. Results from cognitive tests show 30% of 80-year-olds perform as well as young adults.

  2. Your brain is about 2% of your total body weight but uses 20% of your body's energy.

  3. The energy used by the brain is enough to light a 25 watt bulb.

  4. More electrical impulses are generated in one day by a single human brain
    than by all the telephones in the world.

  5. How much does human brain think? 70,000 is the number of thoughts that it
    is estimated the human brain produces on an average day.

  6. After age 30, the brain shrinks a quarter of a percent (0.25%) in mass each year.

  7. Albert Einsteins brain weighed 1,230 grams (2.71 lbs), significantly less then
    the human average of 1,300g to 1,400g (3 lbs).

  8. Each year Americans consume 50 billion aspirin tablets or 15.5 million tons.

  9. 89.06 is the percentage of people who report normally writing with their
    right hand, 10.6% with their left and 0.34% with either hand.

  10. The brain can stay alive for 4 to 6 minutes without oxygen. After that
    cells begin die.

  11. The slowest speed at which information travels between neurons is 416 km/h
    or 260 mph, thats as "slow" as todays supercar's top speed (the Bugatti
    EB 16.4 Veyron clocked at 253 mph).

  12. 10 seconds is the amount of time until unconsciousness after the loss of
    blood supply to the brain.

  13. Time until reflex loss after loss of blood supply to the brain, 40-110 seconds.

  14. During early pregnancy the rate of neuron growth is 250,000 neurons a minute.

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