Tuesday, 27 November 2012

The Human Brain Facts

Some human brain numbers;

  • 644 kilometers of capillaries
  • 160,934 kilometers of axons
  • 86,000,000,000 neurons
  • 10,000,000,000,000 synapses
  • 10,000,000,000,000,000 calculations per second
  • Neural impulses travel at 345 kilometers per hour
  • Generates 25 watts of power
  • Has zero pain receptors
  • Uses 20% of the body's oxygen
  • Its cerebral cortex is 4 millimeters thick
  • Unfolded, the cerebral cortex is 2,500 centimeters square
It has the power to reason, calculate, create, compose, dream, imagine, problem solve, defend, attack, protect, hate, comfort, love, and yes ... to heal.

Aaron D. McClelland, RPC - www.interiorcounselling.com/aaron

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