mnemenic

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mne·men·ic

, mnemic (nē-men'ik, nē'mik),
Relating to memory.

mne·men·ic

, mnemic (nē-men'ik, nē'mik)
Relating to memory.
References in classic literature ?
Before going further, it will be well to give illustrations of different classes of mnemic phenomena.
Thus all our habitual knowledge consists of acquired habits, and comes under the head of mnemic phenomena.
It is generally believed that all images, in their simpler parts, are copies of sensations; if so, their mnemic character is evident.
In that case there is a large mnemic element in all the common perceptions by means of which we handle common objects.
It is therefore a mnemic phenomenon according to our definition.
It is only mnemic phenomena that embody experience.
The best writer on mnemic phenomena known to me is Richard Semon, the fundamental part of whose theory I shall endeavour to summarize before going further:
The second mnemic principle, or "Law of Ekphory," is as follows: "The partial return of the energetic situation which formerly worked engraphically operates ekphorically on a simultaneous engram-complex" (ib.
Some of them will concern us later, but for the present it is the fundamental character of mnemic phenomena that is in question.
I am inclined to think that, in the present state of physiology, the introduction of the engram does not serve to simplify the account of mnemic phenomena.
In like manner, we can collect all mnemic phenomena in living organisms under a single law, which contains what is hitherto verifiable in Semon's two laws.
This law would need to be supplemented by some account of the influence of frequency, and so on; but it seems to contain the essential characteristic of mnemic phenomena, without admixture of anything hypothetical.