Vocabulary Words: The Mind

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The Mind

The words below are some of the most important used when talking about the mind and mental processes. You'll find an example sentence for each word to help provide context.Once you've learned the use of these words, create a mind-map to help you remember the vocabulary in a creative way. Write a short paragraph to help you start using your new vocabulary.

The Mind - Verbs

analyze

You should analyze the situation very carefully.

calculate

Can you calculate large sums in your head?

forget

Don't forget to take your computer with you.

infer

I inferred that she wasn't feeling well from your conversation.

memorize

I've memorized many long roles in my love.

realize

She finally realized that the answer was sitting right in front of her nose!

recognize

Peter recognized his friend from college.

remember

Anna remembered to telephone Bob yesterday.

work out

The Mind - Adjectives

articulate

Articulate people impress others with their use of words.

brainy

I have a brainy cousin who is an engineer for a company that makes airplanes.

bright

Here child is very bright. She'll go far.

gifted

George is a gifted pianist. He'll make you cry!

imaginative

If you're an imaginative person, you might write a book, or paint a picture.

intelligent

I've had the honor to teach many intelligent people in my life.

The Mind - Other Related Words

brain

The brain is a very sensitive organ.

emotion

Some people think it's best to not show any emotion. They're crazy.

genius

Have you ever met a true genius? It's rather humbling.

idea

Tom had a great idea last week. Let's ask him.

intellect

Use your intellect to solve the problem Mr. Holmes.

knowledge

He has a wide knowledge of birds in North America.

logic

Mr. Spock was famous for his use of logic.

memory

I have a vague memory of that day. Remind me of what happened.

mind

Focus your mind and let's begin class.

skill

Verbal skills are an important party of his job.

talent

She has an incredible talent for music.

thought

I had a thought about the project. Can we talk?

virtuoso

The virtuoso played Liszt excellently.

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