Your brain weighs about 3lbs, or just under 1.5kg

 

It has the texture of blancmange.

 

Your brain is connected to your spinal cord by the brain stem.

 

Behind your brain is the cerebellum.

 

The Cerebral Cortex is the largest part of your brain. It contains the frontal lobes, the motor cortex, sensory cortex and parietal lobes.

 

The brain is made up of around 100 billion nerve cells and even more support cells, which provide nourishment to the nerve cells

 

 

To discover more facts about the brain please click here to be directed to Headway UK's  'About the Brain'. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latest News

 

 

Smiles all round at Headway East Northants barbecue!

Yet another terrific day for the Headway East Northants team of clients, carers, staff and volunteers at our summer barbecue! Click here to read all about it.  http://headwayeastnorthants.org.uk/about-headway-east-northants/latest-news

 

 

 

 

Services Manager, Jean Tudor, retires from Headway East Northants

 

Our beloved manager, Jean Tudor, officially retired from Headway East Northants on Tuesday 22nd May and we were all so very sorry to see her go! 

Click the link below to read more!

http://headwayeastnorthants.org.uk/about-headway-east-northants/latest-news