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A Few Interesting Things About Your Brain

Your Brain is 87 million times more power efficient than conventional computing systems.


A single human brain cell can hold 5 times as much information as the Encyclopedia Britannica. 

Citrix Labs
  • Consumes 20% of the body's energy. Running on just 23.3 watts. If your Brain were a computer, it would be equivilant to a one exaflop computer. (One exaflop is equal to 500,000 Sony PlayStation® 4 consoles running)
  • Your brain uses 20% of the oxygen that enters your bloodstream. 
  • 80% of the brain is water. 
  • A few Intertin ing Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour. 
  • The human brain is the most powerful and least understood part of the human anatomy. 
  • There may be a lot we don’t know, but here are a few interesting facts that we’ve got covered. 
  • The brain is much more active at night than during the day. Scientists say the higher your I.Q. the more you dream. 
  • The Brain is 2% of a person's body weight. Information travels at different speeds within different types of neurons. 
  • Human brain possesses about 100 billion neurons with roughly 1 quadrillion synapse connections.

Source: Citrix Labs