What is mind?

  • (verb): Keep in mind.
    Synonyms: bear in mind
    See also — Additional definitions below


A mind ( /ˈmaɪnd/) is the complex of cognitive faculties that enables consciousness, thinking, reasoning, perception, and judgement—a characteristic of human beings, but which also may apply to other life forms.

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The Extended Mind
... The Extended Mind is a book in the field of philosophy of mind edited by Richard Menary ...
The Extended Mind - The EMT
... The "extended mind thesis" (EMT) refers to an emerging concept that addresses the question as to the division point between the mind and the environment by ... The EMT proposes that some objects in the external environment are utilized by the mind in such a way that the objects can be seen as extensions of the mind itself ... Specifically, the mind is seen to encompass every level of the cognitive process, which will often include the use of environmental aids ...
Mind Games
... Mind Games is John Lennon's fourth post-Beatles album, and was recorded and released in 1973 ... abrasive Some Time in New York City, Mind Games was poorly received by music critics ...
Dance Therapy - Principles
... The theory of DMT is based upon the idea that “the body and mind are inseparable” ... These are Body and mind interact, so that a change in movement will affect total functioning Movement reflects personality The therapeutic relationship is mediated at least to some extent non-ver ...
Mind - Other Perspectives - Memetics
... (etc.) which is "hosted" in one or more individual minds, and which can reproduce itself from mind to mind ... be "selfish", in which case it could be considered a "virus of the mind" ...

More definitions of "mind":

  • (noun): Attention.
    Example: "Don't pay him any mind"
  • (verb): Be on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to.
    Synonyms: beware
  • (verb): Be concerned with or about something or somebody.
  • (noun): That which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason.
    Example: "His mind wandered"
    Synonyms: head, brain, psyche, nous
  • (verb): Be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by.
    Example: "I don't mind your behavior"
  • (noun): An opinion formed by judging something.
    Example: "She changed her mind"
    Synonyms: judgment, judgement
  • (noun): Your intention; what you intend to do.
    Example: "He had in mind to see his old teacher"
    Synonyms: idea
  • (verb): Pay close attention to; give heed to.
    Synonyms: heed, listen
  • (noun): Knowledge and intellectual ability.
    Example: "He reads to improve his mind"
    Synonyms: intellect
  • (noun): Recall or remembrance.
    Example: "It came to mind"
  • (verb): Be in charge of or deal with.
    Synonyms: take care

Famous quotes containing the word mind:

    His mind of man, a secret makes
    I meet him with a start
    He carries a circumference
    In which I have no part.
    Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)

    It’s a great huge game of chess that’s being played—all over the world—if this is the world at all, you know. Oh, what fun it is! How I wish I was one of them! I wouldn’t mind being a Pawn, if only I might join—though of course I should like to be a Queen, best.
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)

    I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)