Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a brain or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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brain +‎ -like

Examples

  • If a brain can keep track of changing engrams, a brainlike computer should be able to keep track of them too.

    World Wide Mind

  • This is beginning to look rather brainlike, in that we have specialized organs communicating densely, and circularly, within and among themselves.

    World Wide Mind

  • Having brainlike computers would greatly simplify the process of extracting information from one brain and sending it to another.

    World Wide Mind

  • Hypothesized in 1971 as the fourth basic circuit element (in addition to the resistor, inductor, and capacitor), memristors could make brainlike computing possible.

    Jargon Watch: Voggy, Admixed Embryo, Memristors

  • But reproducing brainlike behavior in actual computers has turned out to be much harder than many people anticipated.

    Designs, Intelligent and Stupid

  • At the top of the spinal cord was a Plexiglas box holding-no, not a hamster-a brainlike clump of tissue.

    Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports

  • What makes the accomplishment of Deep Blue brainlike rather than mindlike is not the skill of a chess move.

    THE HIDDEN FACE OF GOD

  • So we asked, instead of having a physically connected network of neural cells, can a soup of interacting molecules exhibit brainlike behavior?

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • A truly brainlike computer would outperform current CPUs by orders of magnitude.

    Computerworld News

  • Gertler also adds glimmers of the elemental-one of the best brainlike sculptures,

    artforum.com

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