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immediateadj: happening or done without delay or occurring shortly after something else
brainn: the organ inside the head that is responsible for one’s movement, thought, memory, and feeling
moodn: the way you feel at a particular time; an angry or impatient state of mind
depressionn: a mental condition in which a person feels very unhappy and without hope for the future; a severe recession in an economy or market
Alzheimern: a neurodegenerative disease that causes memory loss, cognitive decline, and behavioral issues; is the most common cause of dementia in older adults
diseasen: a disorder or illness that affects the body or mind, often characterized by specific symptoms or abnormal functioning of organs or systems
dementian: a severe decline in cognitive function, especially memory, as a result of disease or injury
long-lastingadj: existing or continuing for a long time
neurosciencen: the scientific study of the function, structure, and disorder of the brain and the nervous system
essentiallyadv: relating to the essential features or concepts of anything
experimentn: the scientific test conducted to observe what happens and gain new knowledge
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
underlyingadj: significant as a cause or basis of something but not immediately apparent or stated clearly
transformv: to change in outward structure or looks;
complexityn: the state or quality of being complicated or intricate and difficult to understand
structuren: the way of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts, or a complex thing constructed of many parts
humankindn: the whole of the living human inhabitants of the earth
preservev: to keep or maintain a particular quality, feature, etc., especially to prevent it from decaying, being damaged, or being destroyed
illustratev: to provide pictures, photographs, diagrams, etc. in a book or something for explanation
prefrontaladj: in or about the foremost part of the frontal lobe of the brain
cortexn: the outermost layer of an organ, especially the brain
foreheadn: the part of the face above the eyebrows and below the hairline; the upper part of the face that extends from the eyes to the hairline
criticn: someone who expresses opinions about the quality of books, music, etc.
decision-makern: a person who makes important decisions, especially at a high level in an organization
locatev: to specify or determine the exact position of someone or something
temporaladj: of or relating to time as opposed to eternity
loben: a rounded projection or division, especially of the brain, lung, or liver
retainv: to keep or continue to possess or maintain something
hippocampusn: a major component of the brain of humans and other vertebrates that is part of the limbic system and is vital for memory
fascinatev: to attract and hold the attention of someone deeply and irresistibly
lifetimen: the duration of someone’s life or something’s existence;
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
decodev: to convert something, such as a message or piece of information, from a specific form into one that you can understand
electricaladj: relating to electricity
neuronn: a cell that is specialized to carry information within the brain and between the brain and other parts of the body
communicatev: to share or exchange information with others by speaking, writing, moving your body, or using other signals
neuraladj: of or relating to a nerve or the nervous system that includes the brain
decidev: to make up someone’s mind about something; to come to a conclusion or judgment after considering options
encounterv: to face something, particularly something unpleasant or difficult, while attempting to do something else; to meet, especially unexpectedly
amazingadj: extremely surprising, especially in a way that you like or admire
inadvertentadj: unintentional or accidental; happening without premeditation or planning
stickv: to put something, usually a sharp object, into something; to restrict yourself to doing or using one certain thing and not change; (noun) a thin piece of wood or other material
labn: a workplace for the conduct of scientific research; a laboratory
poundn: the standard unit of money in the UK; the standard unit of weight equal to 16 ounces
miserableadj: very unhappy, uncomfortable, or unpleasant; causing great distress or suffering
raftn: a flat structure, usually made of logs or planks, that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmer
gymn: a place equipped for exercise and other physical training
yogan: a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, which is widely practiced for health and relaxation
sweatn: the salty liquid that is produced by the glands in the skin, especially when the body is hot or under stress
inducev: to persuade someone to do something; to cause to act in a specific manner
workoutn: a session of physical exercise or training
boostv: to improve, raise, or increase something
fast-forwardv: to advance or move forward in time or progress, particularly in a rapid or accelerated manner; to increase the playback speed of a recording
grantv: to agree to give or allow somebody
maintainv: to continue to uphold or sustain; to keep in a particular state or condition; to assert or declare something to be true
excitingadj: causing a lot of interest or excitement
eventuallyadv: finally, particularly after a long time or a lot of struggle, complications, and so on
decisionn: the act or process of making up someone’s mind about something; a choice or judgment reached after considering options
shiftn: a slight transition in position, direction, or trend
concludev: to come to an end or close; to reach a judgment or opinion by reasoning
immediatelyadv: now or without delay
neurotransmittern: a chemical that carries nerve impulses between neurons or between neurons and muscles
dopaminen: a chemical substance produced by nerve cells as a neurotransmitter; as a drug, it is used to treat shock and hypotension
serotoninn: a neurotransmitter (= a chemical that carries nerve impulses) involved in, e.g., sleep, emotion, and memory
norepinephrinen: (also noradrenaline) a hormone that is released by the sympathetic nervous system in response to stress and that increases heart rate and blood pressure
improvev: to make or become better
reactionn: a response that reveals a person’s feelings or attitude; (in chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
transientadj: lasting only for a short time; not permanent or enduring
regimen: the organization, a system, or method that is the governing authority of a political unit
cardiorespiratoryadj: relating to the heart and lungs, particularly their functioning and interaction; pertaining to the circulatory and respiratory systems
functionn: the purpose or use of an object, system, or process; a particular activity or operation that is designed to serve a specific purpose; a mathematical concept that describes a relationship between two sets of values, called the input and output sets; (verb) to operate or work in a specific way, or to perform a particular task or purpose
anatomyn: the scientific study that deals with the physical structure of humans, animals, or plants
physiologyn: the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
brandn: a type of product, service, etc., made by a particular company and sold under a specific name; identification mark on the skin of livestock, criminals, etc., made by burning
volumen: the amount of space occupied by an object or substance; the magnitude of sound
improvisationn: the act of making something up on the spot or creating or performing something without preparation
susceptibleadj: easily influenced, harmed, or affected by something
degeneratev: (of a person, animal, or plant) to become worse in health or physical condition
normn: something that is regarded as usual, typical, or standard
cognitiveadj: of or relating to mental processes of understanding
declinev: to become gradually smaller, fewer, worse, etc.; to refuse to accept
superchargev: to increase the power or energy of something
triathlonn: an athletic competition consisting of three different sports activities, usually swimming, cycling, and long-distance running, typically completed in immediate succession as a race
thumbn: the short, thick digit of the hand next to the index finger; (verb) to travel by getting free rides from motorists
sessionn: a formal meeting or series of meetings for the execution of a particular group’s functions; a period spent doing a particular activity
aerobicadj: relating to or requiring oxygen; (noun) an exercise or form of physical activity that enhances cardiovascular fitness and endurance, such as running or cycling
membershipn: the state of belonging to a group, a club, an organization, etc.
vacuumn: a space empty of matter; a device or tool used for cleaning or removing debris by creating suction
pioneern: inventor; explorer; someone who is among the first to achieve something
innermostadj: situated or occurring at the deepest or most central part or point; relating to one’s deepest or most private thoughts, feelings, or experiences
optimumadj: the best or most favorable; the ideal or most advantageous; the point at which something operates at peak performance or efficiency
prescriptionn: a written or spoken instruction that directs a medical practitioner to prescribe a specific treatment or medication for a patient
geneticadj: of or relating to genes (= parts of the DNA in cells) or the science of genes
backgroundn: the details of a person’s social heritage, such as family, vocational or educational experience; past information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
maximumadj: the largest or greatest amount or value attainable or attained
invokev: to call upon or request help or support, especially from a higher power; to mention or use something as a reason or justification for actions or decisions
certifyv: to formally state, especially in writing, that something is true
instructv: to teach someone practical skills or knowledge; to formally order or tell someone to do something
call-and-responsen: a form of music or other vocal performance in which a leader sings or says a melody or refrain, and a group of performers respond with a repeated phrase or chorus
punchv: to strike someone or something with one’s fist; to make a hole in something
upbeatadj: positive, optimistic, or enthusiastic in attitude or outlook; having a lively or energetic rhythm or tempo, especially in music
inspirev: to make somebody fill with the desire, confidence, or enthusiasm, especially to do something creative
incurableadj: not able to be cured, healed, or remedied; beyond recovery or redemption
trajectoryn: the curved path followed by an object moving through space