Home > Human Body > May 15, 2014 Human Body Chewing gum makes your brain run more efficiently and more effectively. Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogle Related Posts A hug that lasts for 20 seconds releases oxytocin Hearing your name being called when no one has actually called your name is a likely sign of a healthy mind. A human brain produces as many as 12,000 to 50,000 thoughts per day The use of emoticons affects our corresponding brain areas If you stay up all night your body burns an extra 161 calories. If your hand or arm ‘falls asleep’, you can often ‘wake it up’ by shaking your head. Within three days of death, the enzymes that once digests your food begin to eat you. You get a new skeleton every 10 years. Bone cells are constantly renewed and a new skeleton is ready every 10 years. Suppressing a sneeze can rupture your blood vessels and can cause serious neck injuries. We have been infected by so many viruses that 8% of our DNA is made up of them.