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engram

[′en‚gram]
(neuroscience)
A memory imprint; the alteration that has occurred in nervous tissue as a result of an excitation from a stimulus, which hypothetically accounts for retention of that experience. Also known as memory trace.
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Molecular engrams are built on the acceptor of action results with the properties of reinforcing events.
Students have been told that one problem with drugs is that they "scramble mental pictures," these pictures being another name for Scientology's engrams.
Scientology seems to be based on typewriters: you know, being cleared and stops and engrams.
In those who learned to juggle, MRI scans revealed a significant increase in the volume of the hippocampus and nucleus accumbens immediately after learning to juggle; these brain structures are necessary for forming memory engrams.
Tom Cruise's efforts to create a quiet cocoon around his daughter might be a precaution against engrams.
Known as engrams, these impressions are paramount in the correct execution of motor skills.
When all the engrams have been removed, the student achieves a state of "clear" and gains freedom from disease and the effects of ageing; perfect memory; immunity from radiation; the ability to command others using a speech form known as Tone 40; infinite incarnation and freedom from the restraints of space and time.
Ron Hubbard in 1954 and based on the belief that we are descended from aliens and fight negative forces known as Engrams.
The biometric templates it uses to authenticate identity are engrams produced by an advanced artificial neural net known as HNeT (Holographic/Quantum Neural Technology).