Signs for MIND

Meaning: The part of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines.

Pronunciation (sign description): Dominant forefinger pointing to the side of the head.

Related signs: BRAIN, HEAD, REASON, SENSE.


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Deaf Culture and tidbits

ASL Storytelling

Watch the Zen parable Moving Mind in ASL (American Sign Language).

Deaf History

Harlene Lane autograph
Photo by Jolanta Lapiak, 1990.

Harlene Lane (1946-2004) signed an autograph on one of his "When the Mind Hears" (1989) books at the event in Deaf community in early 1990. He is also the author of another powerful book, "The Mask of Benevolence: Disabling the Deaf Community".

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