A Fascinating List of Autonomic Functions That Occur Within the Human Body Every 60 Seconds

That narrator of a fascinating episode of the animated Infographics Show explains the complexity of the human body, focusing specifically on what occurs within every sixty seconds of every day. Actions such as breathing, heartbeat, brain function, blinking, and DNA are among those autonomic functions that happen every minute.

The human body is an incredible feat of evolutionary achievement, but just how much does this complex machine do every minute?

Heart Pump

Brain Bike

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.