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Here are some facts about this amazing brain of ours.
We have 100 billion neurons in our brain, with the supporting cells it adds up to 1 trillion.
We have 125 million visual receptors in each eye. The eyes compete for the brain's attention.
We have 6,000 genes that are expressed in the brain, this makes up 20% of all or our genes. The total number of genes we have is 30,000.
The cerebral cortex (where higher functions reside) makes up 77% of the brain. Let's give this part of us a workout, we can make it more flexible. A rat has 31% of the brain dedicated to higher functions.
The brain in an adult is 2.8 pounds or 2% of the body weight. (we can't blame weight gain on this area). A newborn's brain is a whopping 8% of the body weight.
The brain is 78% water, fat's 12% and proteins are 8%.
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Hello, my name is Dana Lee Collins M.A.,L.P.C. I am a psychotherapist that has been trained in the art of neurofeedback. This science helps to heal the brain of trauma. I am dedicated to helping people heal.