What is another word for brain damage?

Pronunciation: [bɹˈe͡ɪn dˈamɪd͡ʒ] (IPA)

There are numerous synonyms for the term "brain damage". Some of the most commonly used terms include brain injury, neurological damage, cognitive impairment, and brain trauma. These terms all refer to some form of damage or injury to the brain which can result in a wide range of symptoms and conditions. Other synonyms for brain damage include encephalopathy, cerebral dysfunction, and head trauma. While each of these terms may have a slightly different connotation or medical definition, they are all used to describe some form of damage to the brain and its functions.

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Famous quotes with Brain damage

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  • [T]he Capgras delusion [is] a bizarre affliction that occasionally strikes human beings who have suffered brain damage. The defining mark of the Capgras delusion is the sufferer's conviction that a close acquaintance (usually a loved one) has been replaced by an impostor who looks like (and sounds like, and acts like) the genuine companion, who has mysteriously disappeared! … What is particularly surprising about these cases is that they don't depend on subtle disguises and fleeting glimpses. On the contrary, the delusion persists even when the target individual is closely scrutinized by the [Capgras sufferer], and is even pleading for recognition. Capgras sufferers have been known to murder their spouses, so sure are they that these look-alike interlopers are trying to step into their shoes — into whole lives — that are not rightfully theirs! There can be no doubt that in such a sad case, the [sufferer] in question has deemed true some very specific proposition of nonidentity: ; this man is a qualitatively similar to my husband as ever can be, and yet he is not my husband. Of particular interest to us is the fact that people suffering from such a delusion can be quite unable to say why they are so sure.
    Daniel Dennett

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