Your Amazing Brain Is yours switched on? Tina Byrne s0189286
Fact or myth? You only use about 10% of your brain TRUE or FALSE? Watch this short video to find out
Some Facts Your brain contains about 100 billion microscopic cells called neurons Tiny chemical and electrical signals are racing between these neurons along billions of tiny neuron highways. Your neurons create and send more messages than all the phones in the entire world. New connections are created each and every time you remember something or have a new thought.
GOOD things for your brain Exercise Scientists have recently learned that for a period of time after you've exercised, your body produces a chemical that makes your brain more receptive to learning Eating well a study of one million New York students showed that those who ate lunches without additives such as artificial flavours, preservatives and dyes performed 14% better in IQ tests.
More good things... A good night’s sleep While you sleep your brain sorts out and files away your memories of the day Thinking, using your brain, learning new things Use it so you don’t lose it! Brain exercises, brain teasers, puzzles
Puzzle What do these three objects have in common? Corn Weasel Balloon