CRANIUM By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. 1. human or animal skulls. 2. the part of the skill that encases the brain. CRANIUM: "The cranium is just another name for the skull." Related Psychology Terms ANIMAL BEHAVIOR ZOOMORPHISM MERCY KILLING INTRACRANIAL STIMULATION (ICS) OUTBREEDING PALEOPSYCHOLOGY (PALAEOPSYCHOLOGY) ZOOPHILIA ANIMAL MODEL ANIMAL-HUMAN COMPARISON GCNETIC DETERMINISM Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CRANIUM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cranium/ (accessed February 25, 2020).