How Much Data Can Our Brains Store?

I need a bigger hard drive between my ears. Or maybe I don’t even need a brain. I would get into less trouble if my brain weren’t in the way.


Synapses are the workhorse of memory like a bit in a computer. With approximately 250 trillion synapses in our brains, we could store about 30 terabytes of data in our brain, or 30 trillion bytes. But signals from neurons at the synapse can vary in size.

Via – SciShow

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Author: Marilyn Armstrong

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