ENGRAM By N., Sam M.S. - 34 The hypothetical trace of a memory stored in the brain. Also called mnemonic trace. ENGRAM: "Engram was introduced by a German biologist Richard Semon in th early 1900's." Related Psychology Terms CHILD PSYCHIATRY CEREBRAL CORTEX Dissociative Identity Disorder BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) HYPERMNESIA Hitler and Conformity MENTAL RETARDATION (CAUSES) WECHSLER MEMORY SCALE (WMS) EPILEPSY (Etiology and Therapy) BRAIN DISORDERS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ENGRAM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/engram/ (accessed June 25, 2022).