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GETTING TO KNOW OUR BRAIN

WELCOME TO URBANICITY
SENSING URBANITY
LISTENING FOR WORDS
VIEWING IMAGES OF MYSTERY
LOVING MUSIC
READING FOR LIVING
CELEBRATING THE MIND
TRAVELING TO EXPLORE
SEARCHING THE FUTURE
MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Brain researchers learned more about the brain in the last decade than in the entire previous century.

Did you know?
 
The human brain is 80% water.
 
The human brain has about 100 billion neurons.
 
The longest living cells in the body are brain cells which can live an entire lifetime.
 
The signals sent from neurons to other cells move at about 200 miles per hour.
 
The energy consumption of the brain is equal to a 20-watt light bulb.
 
The brain uses more then 25% of the oxygen used by the human body.
 
After 30, the brain shrinks a quarter of a percent each year. (0.25%)
 
 

go to The Neurosciences Institute

return to "Celebrating the Mind"

Remain curious.