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memory trace

n.
An engram.
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Before illustrating the process of trace or frame activation shown in figure 1, we summarize the main elements of our framework: (i) attribute-an ordered list of features related to an episode which represents a memory trace, a record of an experience or a frame; (ii) probe-an active representation of an experience, which is assumed to activate the memory traces according to its similarity to the attributes; (iii) frame-a schematic representation of information associated with each memory trace.
He moves towards nirvahana (the end) carrying with him memory traces of the nihilistic inevitability suggested by his famous lines on the futility of time and desire.
Why is this rejection of memory traces important for parapsychology?
Perhaps the best example of a pain memory trace is found with phantom limb pain," suggested Coderre.
The team next plan to identify the ion channel responsible for holding and regenerating a memory trace.
This consideration has been used in an experiment with chicks in an attempt to localize memory traces in the brain laid down during the learning process.
Scientist Martin Chadwick added that a larger CA3 might contain more neurons or more connections between neurons, which could allow greater physical separation of the different memory traces.
The memory traces back to a different time, and Grandpa Moore's purchase of his daily cigar at Chet's Smoke Shop was part of the downtown visits, says Garrett.
His automated smart chips implicitly correspond to long-term or "hard-wired" memory traces, covering complex actions like driving a car or dancing.
Since the hippocampus is known to contain large iron particles, it was felt that perhaps the hippocampus is acting as a large iron-core electromagnet responsible for encoding and decoding memory traces.
Enhanced hippocampus activity during slow wave sleep reflects the processing of memory traces, which eventually leads to an improvement in performance the next day," the scientists conclude in the Oct.