Explore Your Mind

Here are some scientific facts to get those neural signals flowing…

 
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Fetus Connecting in the Womb

Touch is the first sense to develop. The developing fetus responds to touch of the lips and cheeks by 8 weeks.

The sense of taste may develop by 12 weeks and sound at 22-24 weeks.

Your unique fingerprint pattern resulted from environmental factors in the womb which influenced the genes.

 


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Human Brain

The fate of the brain is followed through life – it constantly changes as a result of experience to provide the essence of an unique individual.

The average adult human brain weighs about 3 pounds.

Your brain uses 20% of the total oxygen and blood in your body.

 


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Happy Memories

It is believed that memories are formed when existing neurons connect and strengthen.

Short-term memory can retain information for only 20 to 30 seconds.

Making a memory is not a conscious act. Look into your mind and unlock a happy memory. Revive the colours, the smells, the textures…

 


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Left and Right Hemisphere

The brain is divided into 2 hemispheres.

The left side of the brain is the logical and the analytical side – it stores information in a linear, precise manner like facts and figures.

The right side of the brain is the creative and intuitive side – it stores information in a circular manner like dreams.

 


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Brain Development

A fetus early in its development has a very smooth little brain.

Before birth, a babies brain cells multiply at an astonishing rate.

At birth the brain is unfinished, it contains approximately 100 billion brain cells that are perfectly designed for making connections.

 


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DNA Structure

DNA contains the genetic information that allows all modern living things to function, grow and reproduce.

The DNA is organised into structures called chromosomes and has a total of 46 chromosomes.

Males and females have 22 matching pairs plus 1 pair of sex chromosomes. XX are female chromosomes and XY are male chromosomes.
 


Levels Of Consciousness.