BRAIN TEASER: If Your Brain was a Car, How Fast Can Your Brain Process Information?

A) 120 mph

B) 268 mph

C) 448 mph

D) 600 mph

 

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ANSWER:

B) Information travels up to an impressive 268 miles per hour inside your brain. This is faster than Formula 1 race cars, which max out at 240 mph. But when we burn out, information can travel as slow as 1 mph. Be sure to take breaks and slow down to let your brain rest.

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SOURCES

“What Is Your Reaction Time.” Stanford University – Tech Museum of Innovation. 2007. http://virtuallabs.stanford.edu/tech/images/ReactionTime.SU-Tech.pdf

Rick Dikeman. “Webber usgp 2004.jpg.” 2004.

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