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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “grey matter”

grey matter

noun [U]     informal
a person's intelligence
It's not the sort of movie that stimulates the old grey matter much.
(Definition of grey matter noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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