Of all symbols you may dream about, the brain perhaps is the most literal. Since it houses your ideas, seeing a brain in a dream allows you to recognize how you may be adopting ideas that are not your own. If the brain is bloody, you may need to allow for the flow of feelings to balance your intellect. The brain can also symbolize consciousness and if it is floating or sinking in water, can represent allowing for input from the unconscious. Explore the other symbols and setting to understand how your ideas are being objectified so that they can embrace more of who you are.