- Our brain is 2% of our total body weight but uses 20% of your body’s energy.
- The energy used by the brain is enough to light a 25 watt bulb.
- More electrical impulses are generated in one day by a single human brain than by all the telephones in the world.
- How much does human brain think? 70,000 is the number of thoughts that it is estimated the human brain produces on an average day.
- After age 30, the brain shrinks a quarter of a percent (0.25%) in mass each year.
- Albert Einsteins brain weighed 1,230 grams (2.71 lbs), significantly less then the human average of 1,300g to 1,400g (3 lbs).
- Each year Americans consume 50 billion aspirin tablets or 15.5 million tons.
- 89.06 is the percentage of people who report normally writing with their right hand, 10.6% with their left and 0.34% with either hand.
- Take classes to learn something you’ve always wanted to understand. Learn to play bridge, study Spanish or take a Photoshop seminar. It’s up to you! Try something new and crazy, just to say you’ve done it!
- Do games and puzzles such as crossword puzzles, sudoko and scrabble.
- Read often, with a lot of different types of books. Take a magazine and dedicate specific time to it. Read the newspaper. Set your computer homepage to bring up news items of particular interest to you. Read them each time you open the computer.
- Remember and repeat groups of words. Memorize your grocery list or friends’ phone numbers.
- Play computer brain games.
- Test and monitor your memory and attention with special computer games.
- Write or read articles as possible as you can.
- Meditate often. Take calm, deep breaths out your nose only. Your brain (and entire body) needs lots of fresh air, so breathe deeply.
- Eat foods containing omega fatty acids (known to boost intellectual stamina) such as flax and hemp seeds, and fish.
- Perform math functions regularly.
- Learn new words from a word-a-day calendar or dictionary.
- Use your left hand if you are right handed, and reverse, to exercise the opposite side of the brain.
- Mess around with a twisty puzzle.
- Learn to read and play music (classical music is known to have the best effects.)
- Use the Mozart Effect – classical music increases brain activity more positively than other kinds of music. Two pieces of Mozart’s music; Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major (K. 448) and Piano Concerto No. 23 (K. 488), were found to have this effect.
- Draw or paint.
- Consider the different possibilities of how something could have gone, and explore these consequences. This improves creativity.
- When trying to learn something or review for a quiz, listen to your favorite song on repeat. This is an association technique where your brain connects what you learned to what you heard. Plus, after a half hour of one song on repeat, you should know the lyrics!
- Try commuting with varied routes, to prevent the brain from becoming monotonous.
- Avoid watching TV for hours; solve puzzles while watching TV to increase multitasking.
- Learn to play new games to increase mind and body coordination.
- Never avoid breakfast, it’s essential for your brain to function efficiently.
- Imagine the fourth dimension of an object. (We can see three sides at a time, 3 dimensions, so imagine seeing four sides of an object such as a cube.)
- Take a fresh morning walk for about 3 hours. It makes your mind fresh and helps in protecting from diseases
lets start to training your brain…
1.I’m full of holes, yet I’m full of water. What am I?
2.What question can you never honestly answer yes to?
3.Remove six letters from this sequence to reveal a familiar English word. BSAINXLEATNTEARS
4.Two words is my answer. In order to keep me, you have to give me. What am I?
5.I go in dry and come out wet, The longer I’m in, the stronger I get. What am I?
Answers could be given…..