BRAIN BANK

n. a scientific program of research wherein the brains of patients diagnosed with neurological disorders are gathered and studied as to pathology. Pathological studies are made on postmortem brain tissue to reveal more insight into the causes of diseases such as schizophrenia.

BRAIN BANK: "A brain bank does exist, and it is organized into a scientific program."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BRAIN BANK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brain-bank/ (accessed August 7, 2020).
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