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Synonyms for brain

Synonyms for brain

the seat of the faculty of intelligence and reason

the faculty of thinking, reasoning, and acquiring and applying knowledge

a person of great mental ability

Synonyms for brain

someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality

the brain of certain animals used as meat

hit on the head

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kill by smashing someone's skull

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Brain had had half a notion that the prince might have gone to look for the lost rapier.
Brain. It was almost as if they were the ghosts of their own ancestors haunting that dark wood and dismal lake, and playing some old part that they only half remembered.
Brain of the Indian police was glaring at the new object, and it was a moment or two before he spoke, harshly and almost hoarsely.
Brain was staring at the dull blue gleam of the ax head with fierce and fascinated eyes.
"You seem to be talking merely for the sake of mystification," said Brain. "If you have any practical advice to give you might as well make it intelligible."
"And you have nothing more immediate than your topography to offer," said Brain, with a sneer, "to help me avenge my friend?"
Rather than coding for a protein, as about half of known genes do, the newly discovered gene regulates the assembly of an RNA molecule that ultimately affects cell migration to critical brain areas before birth, reports a team led by molecular biologist David Haussler of the University of California, Santa Cruz.
In the best-seller, Sit & Get Won't Grow Dendrites: 20 Professional Learning Strategies that Engage the Adult Brain, I describe the worst presentation that I ever attended.
1997), and it is increasingly evident that ETS affects the developing brain and cardiovascular system (Eskenazi and Trupin 1995; Hutchison et al.
Using a brain-scanning machine called an fMRI scanner, the scientists were able to see that this level of pain sparked a lot of activity in a part of the brain called the rostral anterior cingulate cortex.
How can they damage the body and brain? Surveys show that some teens think inhalants are less dangerous than they really are.
Methamphetamine's effects--and some of the brain changes they ultimately cause--stem from the fact that the drug's chemical structure is similar to dopamine.
Criminal violence, for example, might be excused as a consequence of low levels of serotonin or monoamine oxidase in the brain. Many philosophers, including Dennett, argue that humans should be regarded as responsible agents even if human behavior is fully determined.
Taira and presented at this meeting showed that subjects with a deeper brand affinity to a product or label had higher levels of activity in brain regions strongly associated with emotion when exposed to their choice brands.
The researchers used magnetic resonance imaging to study the effects of a year-long phonics-based reading intervention on brain organization and reading fluency in 77 children, 49 of whom were reading disabled, between age 6 and 9.