How to use Brains in a sentence
My read is he just wanted to cause you some grief after you tried to beat his brains out.
As the brains of the vertebrate animals form an ascending scale, more and more approaching man's in their arrangement, the fact here finds its explanation, that lower animals perform mental processes corresponding in their nature to our own, though of generally less power and complexity.
Not at the head of the line when brains were passed out, but basically a good slob.
The brains are large, and the intelligence and educability extraordinarily high.
I'm a scientist and if I don't know an answer, I seek counsel from sharper brains.Advertisement
I decided to pick Daniel Brennan's brains on the matter Howie's sister Annie's abduction.
I suppose you've got a good reason why you tried to beat the brains out of a guy holding an ice ax, in the middle of the street with a bunch of people watching.
We know you're the brawn, not the brains.
Escoiquiz was the brains, as far as there were any brains, of the intrigue.
Someone grabbed the dough and Dean didn't believe Baratto or the twins had either the brains or nerve to pull off a heist like that, much less stay mum about it for months.Advertisement
Singapore, for example a supposedly highly authoritarian state has an infinitely better education system for developing creative brains.
I think the only solution is to force the barber to grow a beard to save our brains going into meltdown.
Accompanying the usual bilge about Edwards surrounding himself with the best business brains there is an inevitable piece about United's world domination.
Our brains are continuously bombarded with enormous amounts of information from each of the senses.
In brains affected by PD, proteins that are not broken down properly clump together inside brains affected by PD, proteins that are not broken down properly clump together inside brain cells.Advertisement
We have already isolated many genes that are expressed more in PD brains than in controls.
Jock (who goes by the name of Percy) has brawn, but little in the way of brains.
One who unlike the dunderheaded Mr Aka is not a complete cretin with the brains of a dead ameba.
Better understanding of how smokers ' brains work could result in improved treatments for tobacco dependence.
These arguments, including what nerves and brains are like, show strongly why it is, why it is so disadvantageous.Advertisement
For our 7th issue, Black Poppy wanted to pick his brains about his experience of having endocarditis.
Laughter releases endorphins, the chemical in our brains that gives us the ' feel good factor ' .
The Mole evacuates the area and Brains detonates the explosives.
The child's brains were spattered over my leather greatcoat, and my driver had to clean the mess off.
Transplant of embryonic cells into the brains of Parkinson's patients turned into an irredeemable nightmare because the cells grew uncontrollably  .Advertisement
Others in that heat and crush racked their brains to find some thought and hastened to utter it.
Perhaps, thought Tom, they were indeed receiving signals that would be indelibly inscribed into their brains for the rest of their lives.
I think it is a release valve that keeps people from blowing their brains out or having nervous breakdowns.
Alcohol causes the effects of the brains neurotransmitter GABA to increase.
Don't be so open-minded your brains will fall out.Advertisement
The adorable puppy Fune played with the limbs, buried the brains and dug out bullets.
In racking his brains for a suitably crushing retort, he will probably forget what he is doing.
Love makes us feel soppy, and the parasitic memes exploit that soppiness -- living off our big brains and our romantic natures.
For I consider brains far superior to money, in every way.
It might seem an obvious truism that our brains have minds of their own - isn't that what brains do, have minds?Advertisement
A particular gene that produces a protein called vasopressin in their brains contributes to these behaviors.
These attributes jarred on the sensitive Ritson, who racked his brains for contumelious epithets such as "stupid and disgusting," "cart-loads of rubbish," &c.; and during the greater part of the 18th and 19th centuries Lydgate's reputation was at its lowest ebb.
But the sight of Tydeus, cleaving open the skull of his dead enemy and sucking out his brains, so disgusted her that she left him to his fate.
Comparison of the brains of vertebrate animals (see Brain) brings into view the immense difference between the small, smooth brain of a fish or bird and the large and convoluted organ in man.
The object of a race is to see who can win it--or at least that is what my excellent brains think.Advertisement
Any time you can move data storage from brains to hard drives, you get vast improvements in efficiency.
Our brains weren't designed for that, which is completely fine—that's why we build computers.
I know that the education of this child will be the distinguishing event of my life, if I have the brains and perseverance to accomplish it.
Under a high state of cultivation, being manured with the hearts and brains of men!
One of the last of the philosophers--Connecticut gave him to the world--he peddled first her wares, afterwards, as he declares, his brains.Advertisement
As it flows it takes the forms of sappy leaves or vines, making heaps of pulpy sprays a foot or more in depth, and resembling, as you look down on them, the laciniated, lobed, and imbricated thalluses of some lichens; or you are reminded of coral, of leopard's paws or birds' feet, of brains or lungs or bowels, and excrements of all kinds.
Firstly the showed our brain is really a triune brain, that is, three brains in one.
It might seem an obvious truism that our brains have minds of their own - is n't that what brains do, have minds?
Studies of identical twins' brains have found an almost perfect match in brainwave patterns, and this phenomenon could explain why twins appear to have extra-sensory perception when it comes to their sibling.
A processor is the brains of the computer and does all the computations and communications within the laptop.Advertisement
Whether the cat has just two faces or two brains as well, this sight is one to behold.
The two-faced cat may have three or four eyes, one or two esophagus's leading to the stomach and in at least one suspected case, two brains.
Lil'Bit, a cat with two faces born in Arizona, is thought to have two brains as well.
When you slice into the head, its brains will spill out all over the table.
Each party gathers a set amount of scrappers in a single space to design individual layouts and pick the brains of fellow crafters.
Some people live such tension-filled lives that the stress hormones rarely abate, which takes a tremendous toll on their brains.
Be proud of being smart - your brains will take you a lot farther than your looks.
While board games and video games are always available, most youth enjoy trying new activities that challenge their bodies and brains.
People who experience depression or anxiety disorders might have problems with the serotonin levels in their brains.
Secondly, because adolescents still have developing brains and bodies, addiction can progress much more quickly than it might in an adult.
We can't talk to each other through our brains."
Her father was a trader on Wall Street and the brains behind a multi-million dollar pasta company.
Proving that she has both beauty and brains, Trump is a graduate of Georgetown University and the Wharton School of Business.
We should never depend on just our memories because not only can we forget the smallest of details, but the way our brains work sometimes, we don't remember certain aspects of life.
Children are the most susceptible to the crippling effects of lead poisoning because their nervous systems and brains are still forming.
People who have vitamin deficiencies or hormonal imbalances can exhibit dementia signs, because their bodies and brains are not able to function normally.
Senior centers can help them keep their brains in shape.
When they get enough sleep, the brains of sleeping teens are able to react to stimuli better, allowing the teens to make better decisions throughout their life.
Researchers conducting examinations of human and animal brains surmise that a deficiency of cells called hypocretin may be a cause for narcolepsy.
The idea is that as we age, our brains become slower and not as good at solving problems.
Deathmatches and Survival modes offer you a chance to use the weaponry without using your brains.
For a slightly different take on the conventional video game, look no further than Brain Age, an educational title that is meant to stimulate the brains of adults and seniors.
Well, for starters, you'll be the brains behind the desk, the drill sergeant on the practice field and the screaming madman from the sidelines during the games.
Some people may solve this one quickly; the rest of us may be racking our brains for a while to complete it.
And why are people's brains disappearing?!
In short, our brains automatically interpret what we experience in its own terms.
And we can see a man on the moon because there's just enough information there for our brains to fill in the gaps.
The Civilization series has always had brains, but now it finally has the good looks to match.
You challenge friends and family to use their brains, trying to answer questions on a variety of subjects.
As children we played hopscotch, football, basketball, Tic-Tac-Toe, checkers, Go Fish, etc. As we grow older our more developed brains crave sophisticated entertainment.
In fact, most people's brains aren't trained for these games.
For seasoned gamers whose brains are well-trained in the ways of video games, complicated methods are often necessary to stimulate yummy chemicals.
As both the Internet and gaming becomes ever more popular among all age groups, more parents are getting concerned about the effects of video games and kids' brains.
Early studies concerning the interaction of video games and kids' brains focused almost exclusively on violent video games.
In 2004, Akio Mori, a professor at Nihon University in Tokyo, researched a sample of 260 people and tested the effects of video games on their brains by scanning for beta and alpha waves.
By the fourth or fifth month, babies' brains have finished learning how to blend the images coming in from both their left and right eyes into a single image, with strong depth perception.
In contemporary American high schools, typical crowds are "jocks," "brains," "nerds," "populars," "druggies," and so on.
It is as of the early 2000s known that newborns have brains as sophisticated as the most powerful supercomputers, pre-wired with a large capacity for learning and knowledge.
Babies' brains develop faster during their first year than at any other time.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs), PET scans, and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scans have been used by researchers, however, to study the brains of patients diagnosed with Tourette syndrome.
Children with apraxia know what they want to say, but their brains do not send the correct signals to the lips, jaw, and tongue to form the words.
A number of brain scan studies also indicate a degeneration of the white matter in the brains of older patients who have not maintained adequate dietary control.
Toddlers are far more physically active than infants, and their sleeping behavior and the timing of sleep cycles reflects their maturing brains.
Brain scan research has revealed that there might be abnormalities in the brains of stutterers, while they are stuttering.
Grafting fetal tissue stimulates the growth of new brain cells in affected adult brains.
Some researchers have shown that even Down syndrome patients who do not appear to have Alzheimer's disease have the same changes occurring to the structures and cells of their brains.
A summer job keeps teens active and their brains fresh so they don't obtain bad habits that may take months to break when they return to school.
Babies born before 32 weeks gestations are at high risk of developing bleeding into their brains, which can cause brain damage due to increased pressure on the brain.
For the guys who like to see a different beauty tacked on the wall for each month of the year, as well as the gorgeous coeds who don't mind showing a little sexiness along with their brains, these calendars can be a campus-wide hit.
A homemade bikini contest really does allow you to flaunt everything you've got; your body, your brains and your skills.
The website calls it, "all about beauty, brains, bravery and girl power!"
A zombie only requires makeup - draw lipstick outside the mouth to look like you've been eating brains; touch up your skin in blue to look dead and draw huge dark circles under your eyes.
Tasha Cunningham is 34 years old, happily married, and the brains behind a web site called DontDateHimGirl.com.
Your brains will get you further than your brawns when it comes to defending yourself against personal invasions.
It is as if these events are permanently embedded in our brains.
Blind fold kids and have them feel spooky objects, such as brains (spaghetti noodles), eyeballs (peeled grapes), and blood (ketchup, of course!).
The next time your kids are complaining that there isn't anything to do, pull out a few mazes, and watch their brains get to work!
While technology is good, it's just as important to get back to the basics of fun, and let children really use their brains and their creativity to construct a different kind of fun.
These were the result of two brothers matching brains in 1924 to create a sports shoe.
Practitioners of Superbrain Yoga perform an ear-stimulation exercise, in which placement, pressure, and breathing play important roles, in order to energize their bodies and brains, and hone the connections between the two.
Some question the validity of the condition in spite of empirical research that has unveiled the differences in brains of people with Aspergers from the brains of neurotypical individuals.
Studies note that the autistic brain functions differently than neurotypical brains do.
The autistic brain seems to process information and sensory input differently than typical brains do.
Some studies indicate that the brains of autistic individuals are fundamentally different than those of their neuro-typical peers.
Brains of autistic babies and children are sometimes larger than those of their peers.
In autistic brains, the amygdala, part of the brain responsible for incorporating emotional information, may be physically larger than in typical brains.
Through neurological imaging and other medical testing, it has become apparent that some autistic individuals have brains that are physically different from those of their peers.
This happens when strong emotions threaten to overwhelm them, their brains short-circuit and force them to eat to dull the pain.
Akterin found that mice developed chemical changes in the brain similar to those found in Alzheimer brains.
Initially, iMesh used a centralized database to operate, but in later versions they moved to the more commonly used "computer to computer" transfers. iMesh was also the brains behind so called "swarming" in P2P networks.
Musical maestro Andrew Lloyd Weber is the brains behind the wildly successful musical version of Phantom of the Opera.
New Kids On The Block was formed in 1984 by Maurice Starr, who was the brains behind early/mid 80s R&B boy band success story New Edition.
Marcus Lehman, a 28-year-old physician from Atlanta, Georgia, believes he has the brains and physicality to bring his A-game to Survivor Gabon.
She has brains and education, but she is stuck in a dead end career working as a personal assistant.
Noonan is a neuroscientist and was placed on the "Brains" team.
Puppeteers possess two independent heads with the usual sensory apparatus (eyes, nose, mouth)and three hooved legs; their brains are safely stored in the body cavity.
It's a testament to the show's popularity and the flexibility of the actors and other creative brains behind the series that it has been able to transition to a more adult and sophisticated storyline.
The fact that we acknowledge "this" as now - right now - is simply a quirk of the way our brains work, not having to do with anything about how the universe is laid out.
Social networking developers are the brains behind the programming, layouts and overall feel of a social networking website.
These days, making yourself visible to Google is everything, so make every effort to make your content easy to digest for the electronic brains at the world's search engines.
How does this relate to how our brains work?
Was it because all the stupid clones out there who read this trash lack the brains to come close to finding her?
I didn't mean for him to blow his brains out either!
The Brains set up the Planetary Council-- the alien version of the United Nations-- several generations before to mediate between the warring planets within the Five Galaxies.
That, and given the fact she was in the wrong line when they were passing out brains makes me think we're missing something.
But you believe in blowing out the brains of a woman beater.
So Mrs. Martin is up there socializing with Mr. Martin in her heaven, unaware that Mr. Martin is balling his brains out with Annie across the hall—cloud—while Annie, in her heaven, is the happy homemaker up on Oak Street.
Uncle Kris is right. You are more brawn than brains, Pops.
I'd have blown my brains all over the wall months ago if I didn't have him to give me a hard time.
Why can't two people talk to each other without the rest of the world thinking they're screwing their brains out?
And several, especially in France and Germany, made the great sacrifice which summarily closed lives and extinguished brains of great value to science.
The world was startled, however, on the 30th of September 1891 by hearing that he had committed suicide in a cemetery at Brussels by blowing out his brains on the grave of his mistress, Madame de Bonnemains (née Marguerite Crouzet), who had died in the preceding July.
Before that time there were only legendary accounts like that of Sindbad's " Valley of the Diamonds," or the tale of the stones found in the brains of serpents.
The motor field of the cortex is, taken altogether, relatively to the size of the lower parts of the brain, larger in the anthropoid than in the inferior monkey brains.
There the vision of a reunion with the Protestants had haunted many Catholic brains ever since Bossuet and Leibniz had corresponded on the subject.
His last writings were memoirs on the convolutions of the human brain, on the weight of brains, and on the brains of idiots (1860-1862).
Mary Stuart returned to Scotland with nothing but her brains and her charms on which to rely in her struggle with her people and her rival.
The several members of the group show mental differences quite as striking as those exhibited by their external form, and more than perhaps might be expected from the similarity of their brains.
Grenville's attitude in this matter was somewhat aggressive; his colleagues were not unanimous in supporting him, and Sheridan, one of them, said "he had known many men knock their heads against a wall, but he had never before heard of any man who collected the bricks and built the very wall with an intention to knock out his own brains against it."
Pietro Della Vigna, accused of treasonable designs, was disgraced; and the once all-powerful favourite and minister, blinded now and in rags, was dragged in the emperor's train, as a warning to traitors, till in despair he dashed out his brains.
I wracked my brains in an attempt to formulate some way we could safely utilize Howie's unique abilities and produce beneficial results without exposing ourselves to God knows what.
Randy is a sharp kidâ€”manâ€”with a bushel full of talent and the brains to go with it.
Their planet had been a barbarian planet, until the Five Galaxies zone, in which Qatwal sat in the middle, was discovered by a master race of super-genius aliens Evelyn referred to as the Brains.
The Brains also brought technological advancement that-- A massive man passed her in the hall, and she stopped mid-thought to stare at him as he walked away.
So Mrs. Martin is up there socializing with Mr. Martin in her heaven, unaware that Mr. Martin is balling his brains out with Annie across the hallâ€”cloudâ€”while Annie, in her heaven, is the happy homemaker up on Oak Street.
Beating his brains out trying to get that log house built and you're suspecting him of courting me.
The vaccine has been shown to clear clumps of the protein beta amyloid in the brains of genetically engineered mice.
Brains were rapidly removed for neurobiological assessment of the severity of the chronic inflammatory pain being suffered using in situ hybridisation histochemistry.
Qualia space is a highly idealized concept that unifies the perceptual experience of all possible brains.
Experiments involving the inoculation of sheep brains were currently under way.
I'm very certain, Oz, that you gave me the best brains in the world, for I can think with them day and night, when all other brains are fast asleep.
But with rare exceptions, we simply don't train our brains to do this particular task.
That's for you--I haven't brains enough.
Dr. William Staso, child psychologist and author of Brain Under Construction, believes that the period of development between the ages of 8 months and 18 months is the key time for children's brains to form their architectural structure.
Some clues are quite cryptic, forcing kids to exercise their brains.
She wished she could share Katie's faith in her brother, but the only picture she could summons was a short, pale, overweight man with more brains for business than aptitude in mechanics.