Brain-picking - definition of brain-picking by The Free Dictionary
The act of exploring another's ideas through questioning.
the act of obtaining information or ideas by questioning another person.
References in periodicals archive
There may be something in this, but there's no doubt that it's also a genuine attempt at brain-picking
by BHB chairman Peter Savill and CEO Greg Nicholls.
Also, "there will be methods of getting medical information out of the minds of medical experts and into machine-usable form (knowledge engineering) that are better than the brain-picking
now commonly in use.