EVER WONDERED HOW MANY GIGABYTES OF MEMORY YOUR BRAIN CAN STORE

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Affirm, so by accepting that you don’t had anything more vital work to do and since you tapped on this connection, let me disclose to you that you are uncommon ! We as a whole are uncommon. Presently for a considerable lot of us, being extraordinary once in a while implies being great just at contemplates. Indeed, in any event that is the thing that our general public think.

Today, the meaning of being savvy has an entire distinctive significance from what it used to be before. The more you can remember, the more intelligent you are proclaimed. All things considered, gives only a chance to extemporize the past line, the more you UNDERSTAND, the more quick witted you ought to be pronounced.

There is a difference in UNDERSTANDING a concept and MEMORIZING a concept. Some people understand it and with the passage of time, forgets it. Reasons can be many. Some people memorize it and still forgets it.

If you see the similarity between both the situations you will find that people eventually do forget the concept or anything that they ever remembered in their life. There is no shame in such things. We are humans, forgetting something has been our trait since centuries ! !

So the question is what is the capacity of memories that our brain can hold. Are our previous memories overwritten by the new memories because of limited space ?

Lets crack this up ! !

Our brain consists roughly around one billion neurons. Now each neuron forms around 1,000 connections to other neurons, thus resulting in more than a trillion connections. Assuming that if each neuron could store a single memory, running out of space would have been a problem. You might have only a few gigabytes of storage space for your memories, similar to the space in an iPod or a USB flash drive. Yet neurons combine so that each one can help with many memories at a time, exponentially increasing the brain’s memory storage capacity to something around 2.5 petabytes (or a damn million gigabytes).

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One terabyte is equal to about 1,000 gigabytes or about 1 million megabytes; a petabyte is about 1,000 terabytes.

Its like if our brain worked like a digital video recorder for a television, 2.5 petabytes would be enough to record three million hours of TV shows. We would have to leave the TV running continuously for more than freaking 300 years to consume up all that storage.

Regardless of the possibility that we BELIEVE that the capacity limit of the cerebrum is in the vicinity of 10 and 1000 terabytes, as yet evaluating the amount of that space is “utilized space” versus “free space” is extremely hard to clarify and make sense of. The cerebrum is for clear reasons a great deal more perplexing than a straightforward outer hard drive.

Not only do some parts of the brain seem to be involved in many different memories at same time, but this stored data is often being corrupted and even lost. And that’s the reason why we forget. So the next time your dad scolds you for not switching off the lights, just tell him that you recent stored data might have been corrupted.

But One thing is certain: The notion that humans only use 10 percent of their brain is a myth—information may be stored in every part of the brain.

So, I hope that I was able to satisfy your hunger of more freaking information. If you have any more additional information, then do share it with us in the comment section below ! !