Usage examples for cerebral

  1. Or, after all, is the measurement of your skull required for the compilation of statistics as to the cerebral capacity of gamblers? – The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac
  2. What we call the operations of the mind are the functions of the brain, and the materials of consciousness are products of cerebral activity. – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  3. At this moment- my mind being so wholly preoccupied with the utterance and all that I saw it involved, as to make me oblivious of all else- the presence I had felt bending over me darted itself into me just below the cerebral bulb at the back of my neck, the sensation being that of a slight tap, as of a finger- touch; and then in a voice full, rich, firm, measured, and so strong that it resounded through the room, exclaimed, in a tone indicative of high satisfaction, " At last I have found a man through whom I can speak!" – The Story of Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland and of the new Gospel of Interpretation by Edward Maitland
  4. In a word, increase of the cerebral circulation is the formula covering the majority of observations on this subject. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  5. " Because Leffingwell is dead, of cerebral hemorrhage. – This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch
  6. There is no doubt but that coffee greatly excites the cerebral faculties. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  7. By acquired conditions must be understood the results of diseases of the foetus or of infancy, and especially the cerebral complications of the infectious fevers- e. – Mentally Defective Children by Alfred Binet Théodore Simon
  8. Chief factor: change in cerebral and local circulation. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  9. However, these repeated shocks led to cerebral disorder. – The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
  10. On the contrary, they are generally accompanied by diminished activity of that cerebral function that most certainly does depend on such stimulation- the function, namely, of thought. – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  11. This division will include the relations of these characters to physical characters- the bodily mass and structure, and the cerebral mass and structure. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  12. " There is no fracture," he said, " but the cerebral shock has been such that I can not as yet answer for the consequences. – Zibeline, Complete by Phillipe de Massa Last Updated: March 2, 2009
  13. The cerebral mechanisms that correspond to the words have this in particular, that they can be made to grapple with other mechanisms, those, for instance, that correspond to the things themselves, or even be made to grapple with one another. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  14. That the grey matter of the cerebral hemispheres is the exclusive seat of mind is proved in two ways. – Mind and Motion and Monism by George John Romanes
  15. That the delicacy of hand, lightness of structure which were fatal when the dominant labour of life was to wield a battle- axe or move a weight, may be no restraint but even an assistance in the intellectual and more delicate mechanical fields of labour; that the preponderance of nervous and cerebral over muscular material, and the tendency towards preservative and creative activity over pugilistic and destructive, so far from shutting her off from the most important fields of human toil, may increase her fitness for them! – Woman and Labour by Olive Schreiner