How long is the human brain?

Answer The average human brain is 6.57 inches, or 167 mm, in length and it consists of about 100 billion neurons, according to the University of Washington Faculty website. By average, it is also 5.51 inc... Read More »

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Storage Capacity of the Human Brain?

It's estimated that the human brain has a storage capacity of about 2.5 petabytes, according to a Scientific American article. That is the equivalent of 3 million hours of recorded television shows... Read More »

How much of the human brain is used?

According to the University of Washington, the "we only use 10 percent of our brain" legend is not true. Humans use 100 percent of their brains, although they may not need every single brain cell f... Read More »

How much water is in the human brain?

About 78 percent of the human brain consists of water. The rest is made up of protein, lipids, carbohydrates, and other inorganic and organic substances. The average human brain weighs about 1,400 ... Read More »

What color is the human brain?

The human brain's natural coloring ranges from a variety of pink and tan tones, and the inner portions are white. Although the brain is sometimes referred to as "gray matter," the thinking muscle i... Read More »