What is another word for engram?

Pronunciation: [ɛnɡɹˈam] (IPA)

An engram is a theoretical concept used in neuroscience to describe the physical basis of memory. Synonyms for 'engram' include 'memory trace,' 'neural activation pattern,' 'memory imprint,' or 'memory pathway.' These terms all refer to the same idea that memories are stored as physical changes in the brain. Engrams are thought to be formed by the strengthening of connections between individual neurons, resulting in a neural network that encodes specific experiences. The ability to encode and retrieve memories is essential to learning and behavior, and understanding the biological basis of engrams may have important implications for treating memory-related disorders.

What are the hypernyms for Engram?

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What are the hyponyms for Engram?

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  • Leukemia is evidently psychosomatic in origin and at least eight cases of leukemia had been treated successfully by Dianetics after medicine had traditionally given up. The source of leukemia has been reported to be an engram containing the phrase 'It turns my blood to water.'
    L. Ron Hubbard

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