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How much data can the brain store?
I would make this simple by giving you an idea about what it means brain storage. When you go out on a date with your girlfriend you can remember every single detail that happened that day before , during and after the date. What you were wearing what she was wearing the place you went to every single detail . you could recall everything that happened as if it was an extremely high definition recording but not just Video and audio, the smell , the weather her perfume what you were thinking how the food tasted how did you feel in your heart , with an extremely wide angle view , you can picture the whole place even if you weren't looking that instance at what happened , you can even see yourself and your date in infinite different angles. even yourself as a third person. So if we had an Extreme definition camera recording in every single angle plus a weather computer recording the weather , and another unknown types of recorders running simultaneously recording the thoughts , the smell, feelings ... etc . recording that single little fleeting date . You would need Infinite storage media to store. and if you could squeeze your mind a little bit you can remember and picture everything you have passed by though your entire lives. it's all stored in your mind using this super recording XD device. So I would say its infinite. The way brain stores data is not bits with ones and zeros. neither analog having infinite possible combinations . it can picture the data using little information about it . which storage media cant do at all. let me give you some example: Imagine a house A door Open that door and get into the hallway rooms to your right and left the walls and their painting Enter a room its a bedroom stand on one hand get up open up the window and look out side Now the idea behind this is when I gave you this little info I bet 80% of what you pictured was your own house. and the bedroom was your bedroom with the same bed the same decoration paint etc. the window and its view is you bedroom's or some other bedroom you have visited before in a hotel or someplace ... You probably never entered that house this way or done a hand stand before yet you pictured it in XD as if it was true using those little few lines of text info. this is how a brain stores data. X-Def video = few text lines = 100 bytes using a normal computer text processor. Tn other terms a 100 byte in a brain = more than 10 GB of XD video on a computer. a simple word "lake" 4 letters 4 bytes you can visualize or imagine an infinite number of lakes more than 10 MegaPixels resolution. lets say this word gave you a picture of at least 100 different 10MP lakes = 1GB How about storing a study textbook of 1 MB into your brain which is extremely the simplest thing your brain can do. it would need more than 268435456 GB of imaging storage on a normal computer . how about what you studied and what you can study and learn ...
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1.44MB, and on very old dics/drives, 720K
5.25" floppy disks were available in a large number of storage capacities. These include 110 KB, 360 KB (DD), 720 KB (QD), and 1.2 MB (HD). There were also a couple non-standa…rd formats that went all the way up to 100 MB.
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The brain cannot store oxygen. A person can feel a lack of oxygen after only a few seconds. When someone stands up too quickly and becomes dizzy, this is an example of the los…s of blood flow to the brain that can be sensed.The brain cannot store glucose (blood sugar). Diabetics who give themselves too much insulin can drop their blood sugar level and faint, and without immediate glucose infusion the brain can die.
The frontal lobe is an area in the brain of mammals. It is located at the front of each cerebral hemisphere and positioned anterior to (in front of) the parietal lobes and abo…ve and anterior to the temporal lobes. It is separated from the parietal lobe by the primary motor cortex, which controls voluntary movements of specific body parts associated with the precentral gyrus. The frontal lobe contains most of the dopamine-sensitive neurons in the cerebral cortex. The dopamine system is associated with reward, attention, long-term memory, planning, and drive. Dopamine tends to limit and select sensory information arriving from the thalamus to the fore-brain. A report from the National Institute of Mental Health says a gene variant that reduces dopamine activity in the prefrontal cortex is related to poorer performance and inefficient functioning of that brain region during working memory tasks, and to slightly increased risk for schizophrenia.
Typical sizes range from 600-700 MB for an average CD.
Really it is not 1TB, It can store exactly 931 GB of data.
Google is currently storing around 300TB (307200 GB) of data. But the amount they can store is endless, just get new storage devices
I think you may mean that how much does a typical computer harddisk for home use store. It really depends on the computer. Most modern computers now have a capacity of around… 80GB through to 500GB.
It's widely believed that sort-term memory is stored in the prefrontal lobes of the cortex. The frontal lobe
It depends on what kind of data. If you want to store integer numbers use short, int, long. If you have numbers with decimal point use float, and double. If you want to …store characters use char. And in case if you want to store text use char* or char mytext, and of course string.
There isn't a single exact location of memory storage. The process of encoding and retrieving memories is a complex one, requiring many structures to function. The hippocampus… and prefrontal cortex are two major areas- however numerous other areas play a part. While these areas are integral to the process of encoding and retrieving, as to where memories are physically stored, there is no solid answer. Neurologists have done studies in which they teach a mouse a trick, then remove the right half of its brain, and it still remembers the trick (Though how they were able to keep the mouse alive with half a brain, I have no idea). Then, they remove the left half, and it still remembers the trick! The deduction is that the memory remains intact, independent of the functioning of any physical part of the brain. I have heard it concluded that ALL memory must exist in ALL parts of the brain equally at ALL times.
Depends on how paranoid you are? Employers past and present. State, local and the Federal government. Medical providers.. The list goes on and on.
It has neurons