brain fingerprinting


noun

a technology for determining whether specific knowledge or information is stored in a person's brain, by showing the person certain words or pictures and measuring brain-wave response: Brain fingerprinting proved that the suspect recognized the murder victim.

Nearby words

  1. brain damage,
  2. brain death,
  3. brain drain,
  4. brain fart,
  5. brain fever,
  6. brain freeze,
  7. brain gain,
  8. brain hormone,
  9. brain mantle,
  10. brain sand

Related formsbrain fingerprint, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for brain fingerprinting

brain fingerprinting

noun

a technique in which sensors worn on the head are used to measure the involuntary brain activity of someone in response to certain images or pieces of evidence pertaining to a crime
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