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  • n. Plural form of engram.

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Examples

  • In such a case we call the engrams of the two stimuli

    The Analysis of Mind

  • Dianetics purports to identify the source of self-destructive behaviour – the "reactive mind", a kind of data bank that is filled with traumatic memories called "engrams".

    What happens when you try to leave the Church of Scientology?

  • The reactive mind hides and camouflages these mental abnormalities (aka engrams) as

    Examiner California Headlines

  • Scientology isn't very popular since the great internet has taught millions the bizarre fact that Scientology first leads members to believe that they have to remove these things called 'engrams' from their bodies as they try to achieve the desired state called "clear."

    The Sounds of Scientology

  • As the change of state from what we may call the "primary indifferent state" is advantageous to the organism, we may regard this as equivalent to the doctrine of the "circular reaction," and also as containing the essence of Semon's doctrine of "engrams" or imprints which we are about to consider.

    Unconscious Memory

  • Unhappiness, he claimed, stems from the "reactive mind," which contains "engrams," or mental images of everything a person perceives when unconscious or in intense physical or emotional pain.

    Chicago Reader

  • What LRH says in Dianetics is that the reasons a being abberates are to be found in the Reactive Mind and it's collection of "engrams" (incidents of pain or loss in mental image picture form), and that everbody has this Reactive Mind.

    Brain Blogger

  • Psychiatric drugging impedes the action of erasure of "engrams" by clouding your sensibilities; hence the self-correcting aspect of the mind is defeated or at best seriously impaired.

    Brain Blogger

  • '' Dianetics '' showed readers how they could rid themselves of negative past experiences, called "engrams", to live happier lives.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Dianetics showed readers how they could rid themselves of negative past experiences, called "engrams", to live happier lives.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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  • June 5, 2009