The Science Behind the Human Brain
The most vital organ in our body, the human brain is a fascinating in its complexity. In spite of centuries and centuries of medical studies , the inner-workings of the human brain still remain somewhat of a mystery in the 21st century. Our latest infographic takes you through what we know about how the brain works and what we can do to protect it.
Making up a mere 2 percent of your total body weight, your brain plays a key function in keeping your body running smoothly on a moment to moment basis. It generates a lot of energy in doing this – in fact, during your waking hours your brain creates enough energy to power a lightbulb!
Another interesting thing to note is that your brain may not even be fully developed until we are in our 30s. Even though your brain development may complete in your thirties, it is still very important to maintain a number of healthy habits to keep it ticking along healthily. In the below infographic, we outline how several key activities such as meditation, sleeping and socialising contribute to healthy brain development.
Discover more interesting facts about the science behind the human brain in the infographic below!