memory engram


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memory engram

or memory trace
n.
An engram.
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He said that his team's experiments provide the first animal model in which false and genuine memories can be investigated at the memory engram level.
The set of cells with facilitated synapses is now the anatomical correlate of the memory and is called a memory engram.
Aligned with central theory is the belief that phantom limb phenomena, especially painful phantom limb, are a result of the cerebral structures forming a memory engram or schema of the pain receptors' experience of the damage that resulted in the loss of the limb [Jensen et al.