5 Facts Mysterious Human Brain

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After thousands of years studied from many, began to unfold some of the mysterious human brain. There are several facts that previously may never have occurred to humans.

The brain is one of the most amazing organ in the human body, because he can control the central nervous system to work normally.

The human brain is very complex and consists of about 100 billion nerve (neuron) and there are so many things happening in the brain with a variety of different areas. Because of the brain including one of the vital organs in human life.

As quoted from HowStuffWorks, here's some other facts about the human brain that has not much is known:

1. The brain remains active even though the head was severed.
Based on the observations of some of the story is known that the human brain can remain active for several seconds after the head cut. But doctors believe that it is a reflection of muscle twitch.

Dr Harold Hillman, former director of the Unity Laboratory of Applied Neural Biology at the University of Surrey said that the death occurred because of the separation between the brain with the spinal cord, but it is painful that many countries do not impose this method.

2. The brain can learn the message of the unconscious.
The brain can learn the message that comes from the unconscious person so that will affect the behavior of the person. Many companies use this as a promotional event to influence someone to buy their products.

3. The drugs can cause holes in the brain.
One study says the use of drugs like marijuana can relieve a bit of memory, while for drugs like cocaine or ecstasy can cause holes in the brain. Actually the only thing that can cause holes in the brain is the result of trauma or physical impact.

In addition, a study from New Scientist, stating the use of long-term medications can cause abnormal growth of the brain that are permanent, hence difficult to change the behavior of an addict.

4. The human brain is gray.
Some parts of the body has its own color to blood, tissue, bone or other liquids. But if the human brain preserved in a jar while still beats most of the gray, because it is sometimes called sebaagi whole brain gray matter. But the brain also contains white matter remains that consists of nerve fibers to connect the gray matter.

While the black component is called the substantia nigra which is a black neuromelanin, which is a special pigment that same skin color and hair and is the boundary of the basal ganglia.

5. The human brain is the biggest brain.
Some animals can use their brains to do things done by humans. But in fact most large-sized human brain compared with brains of any animal. The average adult human brain weight of 1.361 kilograms, the weight is almost the same with animals dolphin is regarded as an intelligent animal.

But the weight of the brain is compared with his size, so that the human brain remains to be the greatest. In addition, intelligence is also associated with various components in the brain, and mammals have the largest cerebral cortex responsible for memory function, communication and thinking.

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