Head Wikipedia open wikipedia design. The human head The head is the part of the body where the brain is. It is also where the face is. Different things may be worn on the head, for example a headband or a hat. Some people get pains in their head occasionally, known as headaches. Also, some people have worse pains in their head called migraines. A head in English can also mean a person in charge of something, such as the head of a company. Also, the word head can also mean the front of something. An example of this is the word "Headline", meaning large words on the front page of a newspaper. This short article about biology can be made longer. You can help Wikipedia by adding to it. This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by contributors (read/edit).Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply. Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.