March is Brain Injury Awareness Month
Brain Injury Awareness Day Is Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Fun Brain Facts
- Every minute about 750ml of blood pumps through your brain.
- Your brain makes up about 2% of your body weight.
- A human brain is about 75% water.
- A human brain is made up of 100 billion neurons.
- A human brain weighs about 1350g.
- Your brain stops growing at 18 years old.
- The brain is pink because of the blood that flows through it.
- The brain has 2 sides. The left side controls the right side of your body, while the right side controls the left side of your body.
- A newborn baby's brain grows about 3 times in their first year.
- While you are awake your brain generates about 25 watts of power.