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in·ter·brain

 (ĭn′tər-brān′)

interbrain

(ˈɪntəˌbreɪn)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy a nontechnical word for diencephalon
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Noun1.interbrain - the posterior division of the forebraininterbrain - the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
corpus mamillare, mamillary body, mammillary body - one of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
infundibulum - any of various funnel-shaped parts of the body (but especially the hypophyseal stalk)
pineal eye, third eye - a sensory structure capable of light reception located on the dorsal side of the diencephalon in various reptiles
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
nervus opticus, optic nerve, optic tract, second cranial nerve - the cranial nerve that serves the retina
hypophysis, pituitary, pituitary body, pituitary gland - the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain
forebrain, prosencephalon - the anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube
basal ganglion - any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement
thalamus - large egg-shaped structures of grey matter that form the dorsal subdivision of the diencephalon
hypothalamus - a basal part of the diencephalon governing autonomic nervous system
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He discusses the advantages and disadvantages of having an interbrain connection and addresses the evidence for mental connection and interbrain connection as two types of knowledge people have of each other.
However, people with autism have little or no interbrain connection, he says.
According to scientists, this interbrain synchrony may be a key factor in understanding language and interpersonal communication.
To meet this criterion, the NSCP must be brain-compatible and not allow for direct interbrain communication.