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  • adj. Pertaining to phrenology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to phrenology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as phrenologic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to phrenology

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Examples

  • But by then, other discoveries had called the phrenological brain map into question.

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  • It is hideous to my imagination, especially what is called phrenological mesmerism.

    The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  • Everyone who's worth a fraction of a damn in the fMRI world knows full well (and has for some time) that failing to correct for multiple comparisons is exactly the kind of slack ass, ignorant, bandwagon-jumping "ooh I'm studying the brain look at me" bullshit that leads to the sorts of pejorative phrenological associations that plague real neuroscientists every day of our lives.

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  • Imagers who do not correct for multiple comparisons have a special place in hell reserved for them, one circle about ticket scalpers. failing to correct for multiple comparisons is exactly the kind of slack ass, ignorant, bandwagon-jumping "ooh I'm studying the brain look at me" bullshit that leads to the sorts of pejorative phrenological associations that plague real neuroscientists every day of our lives

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  • Charles Ward is the LNN's Director of Public Relations and senior phrenological correspondent.

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  • The Financial Times-Bowen Craggs Web Effectiveness Index, the fourth edition of which has just been published, is a phrenological gold mine.

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  • People of his “uncongealable sanguine personality,” Sam explained, falling back on his old phrenological diagnosis, were “very apt to go to extremes, and exaggerate.”

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • In 1937 the race scientists at nearby Jena University might have applied their phrenological calipers to my cranium, so as to suss out my dirty secret.

    The Lampshade

  • Edgar Allan Poe wrote that “Phrenology… has assumed the majesty of a science, and, as a science ranks among the most important which can engage the attention of thinking beings,” and built a poetics on phrenological tenets.

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  • I must say that your phrenological pattern has many great similarities to my own.

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