brain

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  • Info The brain is an organ that serves as the center of the nervous system in all vertebrate and most invertebrate animals -- only a few invertebrates such as sponges, jellyfish, adult sea squirts and starfish do not have a brain, even if diffuse neural tissue is present. more...
  • This method is being used to help better understand the architecture of the brain.
  • In general, patients with brain damage have been difficult to find and study.
  • Tests have shown that certain parts of the brain cause different effects.
  • Research indicates that sleep does more than allow the brain to rest.
  • Differences have also been found in the size or activity of certain brain regions in some cases.
  • In the hospital, he suffered another stroke, after which his brain activity ceased.
  • Some types of seizures may change brain structure, while others appear to have little effect.
  • In this case, it seems that for intelligence, the structure of the brain is more important than its size.
  • There are studies looking at areas of the brain that are affected in relation to fear.
  • Children's brains will expand and become more developed in these early years.
  • Instead, different types of memory are stored in different regions of the brain.
  • The human language capacity is represented in the brain.
  • The heart, rather than the brain, was considered the seat of thoughts and emotions.
  • The human brain must also solve this problem in real time.
  • An approach loosely based on Information theory uses a brain-as-computer model.
  • They actually accused me of using my brains out there today!
  • These facial movement forms of communication come from the same areas of the brain.
  • Through his use of medicine, he was convinced that he came up with a better answer, the brain.
  • Making up half of our brain's resources although it may at times be inaccurate.
  • Language acquisition almost always occurs in children during a period of rapid increase in brain volume.
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Meaning of brain

  • noun That part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
  • noun Mental ability
    he's got plenty of brains but no common sense
  • noun The brain of certain animals used as meat
  • verb Hit on the head
  • verb Kill by smashing someone's skull