• (noun): A physical alteration thought to occur in living neural tissue in response to stimuli, posited as an explanation for memory.

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  • (noun): a postulated biochemical change (presumably in neural tissue) that represents a memory

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Engram may refer to:
Engram (neuropsychology), a hypothetical means by which memory traces are stored
Engram (Dianetics), a term used in Scientology and Dianetics for a \"recording\" of a past painful event not normally accessible to the conscious mind
Engram (album), a 2009 album by black metal band Beherit

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  • This configuration is sometimes called an engram.17

  • Thus, an engram is a memory which is caused when any accidental event (be it major or minor) is experienced.

  • This engram, whether it be remembered or not, due to unconsciousness which accompanies every engram, is stored in the reactive mind and causes the thetan to believe false data [erroneous ideas].

  • An engram is a moment of pain and unconsciousness which contains perceptics.

  • For when the thetan, who inhabits the MEST comes into conflict with other MEST, an engram is recorded in the reactive mind.

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