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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 health has even become the darling of health insurers.
Further research needs to test this hypothesis by examining amygdala-neuron numbers in more brains and in brains that represent a wide age range, Schumann says.
Showing the brains of your learners what you are teaching is far more memorable than telling them about it.
Next, eight of the volunteers went through brain training.
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Criminal violence, for example, might be excused as a consequence of low levels of serotonin or monoamine oxidase in the brain.
Society sees profound peaceful benefits in the study of innumerable serious brain conditions, including stroke, epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, brain tumors, mental retardation, substance addiction, violent behavior, and other dysfunctional forms of emotional illness.
By exploring the brain activities associated with religious feelings, neurotheology asks some fundamental questions about the nature of religious experience.
This includes the circulatory system of the brain, as well as the heart and kidneys.
They readily donate their kidneys or livers or hearts," he said, "but they seem to have some reluctance to part with their brains.
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As the brain cells die, there's less dopamine available to transmit these signals, so Parkinson's patients endure muscle tremors, difficulty balancing, slowed movement, dementia, and, eventually, paralysis.
Explain that students will read about an experiment in which alcohol-addicted and non-alcohol-addicted rats were medically altered to increase D2 receptor levels in their brains.