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The human body is divided into many different parts called organs An organ called the brain is the center of the nervous system and it is the center of all voluntary and involuntary activities It is also responsible for other complexities such as thought language and emotion The brain weighs merely three pounds in an adult but it contains thousands of millions of nerve cells that make up the nervous system For years scientists have been studying the enigmas of the brain and still today there are many aspects of the brain that remain a mystery In order to comprehend the brain its necessary to understand the protection it has from injuries Its also imperative to discover medical advances through tests and analysis to treat devastating neurological diseases Twenty-eight bones make up the skull Eight of these bones are interlocking plates These plates form the cranium The cranium provides maximum protection for the brain while the other twenty bones make up the face Another way the brain is kept safe is by keeping itself in liquid Nearly one fifth of the blood pumped by the heart is sent to the brain The brain then sends the blood through an intricate network of blood vessels to where the blood is needed Specialized blood vessels produce a protective fluid This fluid is what the brain literally floats in A third protective measure taken by the brain is called the blood brain barrier This barrier consists of a network of unique capillaries These capillaries are filters for harmful chemicals carried by the blood but do allow oxygen water and glucose to enter the brain By understanding the nature in which the brain is kept a person can assume that it is the most important organ in the body A person can then learn how to treat brain juries and many neurological diseases Today many experiments are being conducted that may be medical advances for the
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