About The Brain

 

Brain Facts

 

 

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'. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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