3rd December 2019


How heavy is the head?

The human head weighs between 8 and 12 pounds, with 10 pounds being the average. Lesser known is how your head can “gain weight” depending on you posture. Look at people walking down the street. Many of them are suffering from “Forward Head Posture” (FHP).

How heavy is the average human brain?

In terms of weight, the average adult human brain weighs in at 1300 to 1400 grams or around 3 pounds. In terms of length, the average brain is around 15 centimeters long. For comparison, a newborn human baby's brain weighs approximately 350 to 400 grams or three-quarters of a pound.
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