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  • adjective Of or pertaining to an engram


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  • Animal, when an organism has passed into an indifferent state after the reaction to a stimulus has ceased, its irritable substance has suffered a lasting change: I call this after-action of the stimulus its 'imprint' or 'engraphic' action, since it penetrates and imprints itself in the organic substance; and I term the change so effected an

    Unconscious Memory

  • "engraphic effect" of a stimulus as the effect in making a difference between the primary and secondary indifference-states, and this difference itself we define as the "engram" due to the stimulus.

    The Analysis of Mind

  • He says: "The effect of a stimulus on living substance continues after the stimulation, it has an engraphic effect.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman


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