I am posting this article just because of the cool facts it informs about our brain. We think we are observant and see everything but in fact we see what our brain wants us to see. Did you know some people see with color and feeling? Did you know our brain makes up stories that are not true? This is amazing stuff. Read the article I promise you will enjoy it.KJ
By MARGARITA TARTAKOVSKY, M.S.
Our brains do a lot of work behind the scenes to help us function and thrive. But we largely know this already.
Your brain is built of cells called neurons and glia—hundreds of billions of them. Each one of these cells is as complicated as a city. And each one contains the entire human genome and traffics billions of molecules in intricate economies. Each cell sends electrical pulses to other cells, up to hundred of times per second. If you represented each of these trillions and trillions of pulses in your brain by a single photon of light, the combined output would be blinding. Continue reading