At the apex of the
Strive logo is the human brain.
only weighs about 1.5 kg, and is about 2% of our total body weight,
yet it is considered to be
the most complex organ in the universe.
Made up of more than 100 billion
neurons that communicate across trillions of synaptic connections, this
organ is too wondrous to even
If you were to ask a neuroscientist 'What does the
brain do?' The answer would have to be 'EVERYTHING'
It controls all of a person's speech and language
.... breathing, heart rate, body temperature and blood
pressure ... spatial awareness ... social interactions ...
ability to feel pain ... to love and be loved ... to be anxious, and to be at
peace ... spirituality and a sense of a higher power ... human thinking,
logic and reasoning ... the ability to plan,
organise, goal set and problem-solve ... creativity
and intuition ... all learning and
sense of the world ... all emotions and behaviours, as well as the ability
to regulate behaviour ... personality ... physical movement, actions and reactions
... the ability to remember and reminisce. The brain processes every
sensory input from the world around them ... everything we see, touch, taste, smell and hear
is received and interpreted, so we can make sense of the world.
'What does the brain do?' you asked. 'EVERYTHING'