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  • n. Plural form of hindbrain.

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Examples

  • I don't know for sure...but suspect that our hindbrains simply know when something isn't really there.

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  • The sleepers knew, in their hindbrains and spines and in their very cells, how to live on planets, what planets were like.

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  • But for the rest of these musicians, like Howard Jones, there are but a few archivists like me left, the ones who still remember the feel and the mood of that old era; the songs that were actually on the radio and in our hindbrains, the smells of a time untouched by relentless nostalgia and the dry-humping of the endless Irony Machine.

    seashell eyes, windy smile, calls me

  • Christine Healey had plastered the airwaves with an ad with a viciously racist subtext, trying to link "Deval" and "rape" in the viewers 'hindbrains.

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  • Personally, I think that this knowledge is lurking deep in our hindbrains, and helps propel us toward higher and higher populations, even though many of us fear a Malthusian crisis lurking just over the horizon, something that could crash our entire planetary civilization.

    You're worth the fight

  • Our hindbrains are going to consider it unattractive.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • The masses, even supposedly-enlightened ones like Americans, need to be led on this issue, not allowed to follow their reptilian hindbrains.

    the pleasure - the privilege is mine

  • But they are playing to, and upon, the hindbrains and preconceptions of - well, people who are pretty vulnerable to that sort of manipulation.

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  • Then the Britannia was finally clear and outbound tourists rushed past, laughing excitedly and squealing as they stepped off the edge of the platform into what their hindbrains insisted was a hundred-foot sheer drop to the floor below.

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  • In the hindbrains of normal zebrafish (below left), the fluid pushes the ventricle walls (stained green) apart 24-hours after fertilization (hpf).

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