The manner by which humans retain and retrieve information is an area widely explored and as of yet not completely understood.
The human brain consists of about one billion neurons. Each neuron forms about 1,000 connections to other neurons, amounting to more than a trillian connections. This amounts to quite a large storage capacity.
Our friends at Mindflash examine how the brain retains all this information and displays it visually – after all, visuals are the easiest media to retain for most.
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