AUG 05, 2019 11:10 AM PDT

25 Interesting Facts About The Brain

WRITTEN BY: Liat Ben-Senior

The human brain is the most complex and least-understood part of the our body. With 86 billion brain cells and as many as 10,000 specific types of neurons, it can send and receive an enormous amount of information. It is estimated to have more than 60 trillion neuronal connections. The human brain has extraordinary processing capabilities,1,016 processes per second, which makes it far more powerful than any existing computer. Human intelligence is unique; however, scientists keep investigating the human brain in hopes to develop algorithms that could mimic the human brain, which is known as Artificial Intelligence. The AI field is rapidly progressing and getting smarter by the day, but our brain is still superior in decision making and its learning capabilities. Here are some ‘mind-blowing’ facts about our amazing brains. 

 

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