Mass of human brain vs. that of other nerves

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Which weighs more -- the human brain or the remainder of nerves in the human body?
 

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Which weighs more -- the human brain or the remainder of nerves in the human body?
Interesting question. The brain probably far outweighs the rest, at least judging by the fact that even the spinal cord amounts to only 2% of brain volume.
 
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Interesting question. The brain probably far outweighs the rest, at least judging by the fact that even the spinal cord amounts to only 2% of brain volume.
That's using your head! I think you've mended my thread of reasoning.
 

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