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brains

A computer's "brains" are its central processing unit. See CPU.
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The same stimulus will not produce the same recollection in another man who did not share your former experience, although the former experience left no OBSERVABLE traces in the structure of the brain.
We can easily invent hypotheses, which are quite likely to be true, as to connections in the brain caused by past experience, and themselves causing the different response.
No doubt physiology, especially the disturbances of memory through lesions in the brain, affords grounds for this hypothesis; nevertheless it does remain a hypothesis, the validity of which will be discussed at the end of this lecture.
If, then, there is to be some standing difference between the person who can remember a certain fact and the person who cannot, that standing difference must be, not in anything mental, but in the brain.
If it required brains to figure it out, I never should have said it.
Unc Nunkie, Margolotte and the Magician all stood looking at the marvelous Powder, but Ojo was more interested just then in the Patchwork Girl's brains.
Margolotte now carried the dish of brains to the bench.
It is only your brain that makes you superior to the banth, but your brain is bound by the limitations of your body.
Yes; my brains are working well today," admitted the Scarecrow, an accent of pride in his voice.
Brain is rather older than Bulmer, but I fancy they shared a good many secrets.
The dark-mustached mouth was as mute as the deep eyes were mobile, darting incessantly hither and thither, but it was clear that Brain of the Indian police had taken up the trail like an old hunter after a tiger.
Brain managed to secure his assembly of all the distracted company before the arrival of the police.