1. A term for those who are given to excessive excitement over what brain science teaches and the tendency to produce newspaper headlines exclaiming that the brain "lights up" when people think and feel various things.
2. A reference to cognitive scientists who overstate the implications of their research and the journalists who breathlessly hype their findings.
neuroesthetics (pl) (noun) (the plural form used in the singular)
A scientific approach to the study of perceptions of art and music: The James and Janice Smith research team used neuroesthetics
to help them understand the links between traditional art and science.
Neuroesthetics utilizes the techniques of neuroscience in order to explain and to understand esthetic experiences at a neurological level while the physician investigates the structure and activity of the brain in response to the experiences of esthetic phenomena.
1. A class of cells in the brain and spinal cord that form a supporting structure for the neurons and provide them with insulation.
2. The delicate network of branched cells and fibers that supports the tissue of the central nervous system.
3. The supporting or non-neuronal tissue cells of the central and peripheral nervous system.
They perform the less specialized functions of the nerve network.
1. Any of the cells of the neuroglia; a glial cell.
2. Specialized cells that surround neurones, providing mechanical and physical support and electrical insulation between neurones.
Relating to or consisting of neuroglia.
A class of cells in the brain and spinal cord that form a supporting structure for the neurons and provide them with insulation.
Neoplastic growth of neuroglial cells in the brain or spinal cord; the term is used especially with reference to a relatively large neoplasm or to multiple foci (center of a disseminated disease).
A description of the nerves and the nervous system.
A cross reference of word units that are related, directly or indirectly, to "cell, cells, cell nucleus":
Here is a general explanation about Cells and their Compositions.