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Neuroscience facts to blow your mind [infographic]

Fascinating Facts About the Human Brain

Thanks to Visually for this fascinating infographic.

 

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5 Responses to Neuroscience facts to blow your mind [infographic]

  1. Elizabeth April 5, 2014 at 2:56 am #

    Is “cerebrum” spelt correctly.

  2. D. April 13, 2014 at 4:12 am #

    So the brain is both 70% water and 60% fat? That is fascinating! (and obviously wrong). Amount of neurons is more like 85 billion. You can’t tickle yourself because the brain predicts your touch (even more fascinating than mere recognition). And recognition of some facial cues (mailny fear) is supported by the amygdala but the superior temporal sulcus plays a vital role in more subtle cues. But cerebrum is spelt correctly.

    • Sarah McKay April 13, 2014 at 6:46 am #

      Interesting points – thanks 🙂 But sarcasm aside, I do believe body fat contains water …

  3. Eleanor April 16, 2014 at 6:42 am #

    The brain does not fully stop growing ever, but officially the accepted age discussed in psychology and neuroscience courses these days is closer to age 26.

  4. ashley March 21, 2016 at 1:02 pm #

    awsome facts!!!

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