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Quotes of cerebral

  1. Psychoanalysts are not occupied with the minds of their patients; they do not believe in the mind but in a cerebral intestine. – Bernard Berenson
  2. When we make the cerebral state the beginning of an action, and in no sense the condition of a perception, we place the perceived images of things outside the image of our body, and thus replace perception within the things themselves. – Henri Bergson
  3. It seems that jazz is more cerebral and more mathematical in a sense. – Rita Coolidge
  4. Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom. – John Kenneth Galbraith
  5. I have a son, Mason, who is disabled- cerebral palsy- and he does not walk independently, sit independently or speak. He uses a talking computer. I started becoming an advocate for him when he was 3 years old. – Laura San Giacomo
  6. He is far too intelligent to become really cerebral – Ursula K. Le Guin
  7. When cerebral processes enter into sports, you start screwing up. It's like the Constitution, which says separate church and state. You have to separate mind and body. – Bill Lee
  8. I think that what most surprises anybody who goes into politics from even a modestly cerebral background is the vulgarity of much of the cut and thrust of politics. – Chris Patten
  9. Some people try to get very philosophical and cerebral about what they're trying to say with jazz. You don't need any prologues, you just play. – Oscar Peterson
  10. I'm very cerebral I like to think things through. – Liz Phair
  11. I always had, deep down, a slight aversion toward the purely cerebral in music. – Esa-Pekka Salonen

Usage examples for cerebral

  1. Chief factor: change in cerebral and local circulation. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. " 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
  8. Infusion of coffee stimulates especially the cerebral functions and the circulation; as to its digestive properties, opinion is divided but it is more probable that it lacks them and that coffee taken after meals owes its reputation as a digestive aid to two distinct factors- the temperature and the sugar. – The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by T. H. Pardo de Tavera
  9. " Because Leffingwell is dead, of cerebral hemorrhage. – This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch
  10. The bodily temperature is reduced, and the cerebral circulation is diminished. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  11. Further, within experience mind is invariably associated with highly differentiated collocations of matter and distributions of force, and many facts go to prove, and none to negative, the conclusion that the grade of intelligence invariably depends upon, or at least is associated with, a corresponding grade of cerebral development. – Thoughts on Religion by George John Romanes
  12. However, these repeated shocks led to cerebral disorder. – The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
  13. Thus, for example, the doctrine of Materialism is no more " ruled out" by the reflection that what we cognise as cerebral matter is only cognised relatively, than would the doctrine of chemical equivalents be " ruled out" by the parallel reflection that what we cognise as chemical elements are only cognised relatively. – A Candid Examination of Theism by George John Romanes
  14. He knows they think that an influx of Conic Sections strains the cerebral centres, and that study is always carried on with the head compressed between the hands. – An Ocean Tramp by William McFee
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. There is no doubt but that coffee greatly excites the cerebral faculties. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin