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Person who uses neuroscience to persuade the public to buy miracle cures for brain illnesses, usually with the aid of colorful brain scans and terminology that most people don't know enough about to refute.
Neurohuckster Daniel Amen claims that you can prevent Alzheimer's using a method that begins with getting a SPECT brain scan in his lab, despite a lack of scientific evidence for any type of prevention of that dementia.
by Tomas Mena May 25, 2008
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Person who uses neuroscience to persuade the public to buy miracle cures for brain illnesses, usually with the aid of colorful brain scans and terminology that most people don't know enough about to refute.
That neurohuckster claims that you can prevent Alzheimer's using a method that begins with getting an expensive brain scan in his clinic, despite a lack of scientific evidence for any type of prevention of that dementia.

Antonym: neuroscientist, medical researcher
Synonym: snakeoil saleperson
by Tomas Mena May 28, 2008
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