a technology for determining whether specific knowledge or information is stored in a person’s brain, by showing the person certain words or pictures and measuring brain-wave response:
Brain fingerprinting proved that the suspect recognized the murder victim.
a technique in which sensors worn on the head are used to measure the involuntary brain activity of someone in response to certain images or pieces of evidence pertaining to a crime
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an increase in the number of highly trained, foreign-born professionals entering a country to live and work where greater opportunities are offered. noun (informal) the immigration into a country of scientists, technologists, academics, etc, attracted by better pay, equipment, or conditions