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mne·me

(nē'mē),
The enduring quality in the mind that accounts for the facts of memory; the engram of a specific experience.
[G. mnēmē, memory]
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Before learning Mneme Therapy she had 20 years of experience doing therapeutic foster care, quality of life elder care and also ran a company for 10 years called Nanny 911 wherein she offered advice to those watching unruly children.
The French philosopher Paul Ricoeur distinguishes between two kinds of memory: mneme is a memory appearing passively, or "popping up", whilst anamnesis is the active recalling or recollecting of a past event (Ricoeur 2004:91).
A simples lembranca--a mneme de Aristoteles--e, em todo o caso, bem distinta da anamnesis (rappel, rememoration), procura ativa que resulta de um esforco voluntario.
Most revealing is Chartier's exploration of Paul Ricoeur's understanding of history as a negotiation between two types of memory: "mneme" and "anamnesis," "memory that springs into the mind and memory that is the result of effort" (133).
Galen, De locis affectis III 67: marrisis results from a loss of mneme and synesis.
(8) Notably, they read and discussed in great detail the book Die Mneme als erhaltendes Prinzip ["The mneme as a preserving principle"] by Richard Semon (1904/1908) which endeavoured to explain how information is engraved (recorded) and transmitted by living organisms.