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8 incredible facts about your brain that you didn’t know

Did you know that lack of oxygen going to the brain for a good 10 to 15 minutes can leave to permanent brain damage? It does, so act quickly if you see someone turning blue. Get medical assistance immediately.

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A woman's brain weighs 2.6 lbs and a man's brain 2.9 lbs. Weight does not have a correlation with a person's intelligence. Just look at Einstein's brain which weighed at 2.7 lbs.

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You also use all of the parts of your brain. It is not true that a person uses only 10% of the brain.

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You also use all of the parts of your brain. It is not true that a person uses only 10% of the brain.

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The human brain is not fully developed until about the age of 25. For example, the impulse control of the brain is not fully mature when you are 18 or even in your twenties. Hence, teenager adults are more likely to take risks than older persons beyond 25 years.

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The brain uses 20% of the oxygen in your whole body.

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It is not possible to tickle yourself. That's because your cerebellum prevents this from happening.

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It is not possible to tickle yourself. That's because your cerebellum prevents this from happening.

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Believe it or not, your brain cannot feel pain because there are no pain receptors. This is the reason doctors can work on your brain even when you are awake. Of course, the scalp and the tissue of the membrane will feel pain.

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Right-handed people process language on the left side of their brains, but left-handed ones use both sides.

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Right-handed people process language on the left side of their brains, but left-handed ones use both sides.

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