1. To gain or achieve knowledge, wisdom. 2. Creativity, artistic abilities (right side of the brain). 3. Reason, judgment (left side of the brain). 4. Preoccupation, obsession (as in “on my mind”). 5. A need for inspiration (as in “brainstorm”).
It symbolises a persons’ wealth and assets. Eating the brain in the dream suggest that he is living off his own lawful earnings. Eating someone else’s brain or an animal’s brain suggest that he is living off someone else’s earning.