cerebrotonia


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Related to cerebrotonia: somatotonia, viscerotonia

cerebrotonia

(ˌsɛrɪbrəʊˈtəʊnɪə)
n
(Psychology) a personality type characterized by restraint, alertness, and an intellectual approach to life: said to be correlated with an ectomorph body type. Compare somatotonia, viscerotonia
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Mesomorphs are more likely to have personalities strong in 'somatotonia', (energetic and aggressive), and ectomorphs are more likely to have personalities strong in 'cerebrotonia' (shy and inhibited).