Brain Speed

Brain Speed


Brain information travels up to an impressive 268 miles per hour. This is faster than Formula 1 race cars, which are 240 mph.


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We teach a medical student that the brain is only 2% of the body weight, but it usurps 20% of the blood. It is because it is a glucose-guzzler. Should glucose level falls immediately brain shuts down, which is called a hypoglycemic attack? People with diabetes who are on hypoglycemic drugs have to be careful!

If we expand the cerebral cortex, it spreads over the size of four A4 papers. Now manage to put 100 billion dots over these papers and connect them with 100 trillion dots. This is the astounding number of connections that the brain has.

Brain information moves anywhere between 1 mph and an impressive 268 miles per hour. This is faster than Formula 1 race cars, which are 240 mph.


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