Facts about our topic
Did you know?
- The brain of an average adult weighs about 1.4 kilograms (3 pounds).
- It makes up 2% of the body's weight, it uses 20% of its energy.
- The brain looks something like a mushroom.
- About 80% of our brain tissue is liquid.
- The brain contains billions of nerve cells that send and receive information around the body.
- The human brain is protected by the skull, a 3D jigsaw of 29 bones.
- While your body rests at night, the brain is actually still active.