Linda Crampton from British Columbia, Canada on November 02, 2016: Your article is interesting and very thought provoking, Nell. If it was only in the genes - then memories of a complete life wouldn't be able to be passed on through the genetic make up. Not by showing their offspring as theses are usually chased away not long after leaving the nest. Got it so far? Here's what the experts say about it. It is implied that genetic memories of people's past lives are transmitted this way and that the accumulation of said memories is slowly driving humanity insane. I felt fear, real fear as I knew that there was going to be a fight. For example if the mother has an accident before the baby is born then the baby or babies own children may remember it. Genetic Memory Examples Genetic Memory Dna, 10 Signs That Your Soul Has Reincarnated Several Times, ▷ 11 Books About Reincarnation To Heal Your Soul and Clean Your Karma, Reincarnation Without Death: The Reality of Reincarnation. Required fields are marked *. I recently discovered just how many there are! But the environment we live in can make genetic changes, too. PLR is, in fact, the phenomena of recalling details, events and people, from what seem like previous lives lived. I was going to say there is some research now that shows muscle tissue in your body can actually 'store' memory that can be triggered later by other events. Sadly, the precious knowledge and wisdom we obtain after we had transferred our genes to our children are lost for future generations. One of the key ideas to understand the concept of genetic memory is that the experiences, learnings, and themes experienced by the species, by races, peoples, families, etc., contribute and nourish this network of memories. Below are the real-life stories of James Leininger and Cameron Macaulay, two children who believe they have lived before. Good hub. Still hoping its a direct blood line though! Memories maybe passed down through family generations in the DNA in a process that can in fact be the cause of present day phobias. lol I wish! There is a quite a lot of science backing the fact we carry coded archaic memories from our ancestors as part of the survival of the species. However, I think that anyone hypnotised who was more ready to tell lies than I am would have played along and invented a past life. thanks as always lawrence, nell. Both the dreams and the ancestry are really interesting and trying to fit it all together is really rather mind blowing! University of Michigan. So that child will grow up with that as a memory and pass that on to her children. The human brain is an electrochemical machine (computer) that responds to stimuli and is programmed for patterns of experience based on one's DNA codes. Nell Rose (author) from England on November 17, 2016: Hi Shauna, yes me too! You have made this entertaining, interesting and fascinating as always... good to visit my old pals. Or can you? We are closer to understanding how the genetic memory of our ancestors survives through us. All I have to do is look at one side of our family. Another interesting article from you Nell. There has been much talk about reincarnation. This is the first time I've heard of this so now that I am more conscious, maybe I'll read my dreams from this perspective. According to Telleria, it is important to distinguish between two concepts: The genetic/biological predisposition: That which is in biological memory. Haha. Liz Elias from Oakley, CA on January 04, 2017: Hmmm...perhaps genetic memory and/or reincarnation explains my morbid fear and phobia about those slithering legless reptiles whose bite can kill...and whose name I don't even like to say or type, so bad is the phobia. I always enjoy reading your hubs... Anna Sidorova from Russia on November 02, 2016: Your articles are always AMAZING! Let me tell you something about Your ancestors. hitting shells to break them, so I did it too. That adrenaline may be the glue or power that installs memory in DNA sounds quite obvious to me. I remember looking out at a crossroads and from each direction I could see Parliamentarian men and the Kings men heading towards each other. I even drew a picture at the time as it was so strange. But what of my dreams and what did I discover? If we take it as the mere consequences that we have set in motion through our actions, intentions, motivations, expectations, then yes, it has to do with genetic memory and its repetitive patterns. ... intuitions and collective wisdom of the past. I'm adopted so my entire life has been a genetic mystery. :D. Nell Rose (author) from England on February 19, 2017: Maybe you were scared by a bat when you were small? There have been all sorts of explanations trying to make death seem less unpleasant and. Nell Rose (author) from England on November 23, 2016: Thanks so much PS, sending them back to you too! Thanks quicksand, glad you liked it, nell. But that's another story. That dream was so real wasn't it? thanks as always, nell. I ran in my dream, and remember seeing a sign on a wall. I'm always losing my med cart and getting patients pills mixed up. Some were quite well off, others were so poor they were in the workhouse. It is a cumulative process over countless generations. My plan is to eat more and sleep more ... so I can dream more and learn more! When we think of our ancestors we tend to chose the ones that we know about. the stupid recurring dream I used to have about being swarmed by bats. Many people confuse past-life regression, or PLR, with reincarnation, and while they seem related, they are quite separate ideas. Half from our father, one quarter from our grandfather, etc. ScienceDaily. Humanity is a biogenetic experiment or dream It's all physics and math. Although its importance is increasingly prominent, the truth is that there is not yet a statement about its true utility that has been scientifically proven. Thanks for bringing these ideas to our awareness. Even mo re unfortunate for the flat worms is their ability to regenerate themselves … And I am pretty scared. If I ever do, I hope they're pleasant dreams. thanks for reading, nell, Thanks so much Alicia, yes genetic memory fascinates me especially now I am doing my family tree, nell. Moreover, the brain is built under tight genetic control … As soon as the brain is built, it starts to express what it knows, what it comes with from the factory.”. Take a notebook to bed and if you have a dream that you believe is from your ancestors write it down as quickly as you can on waking. Then the idea of reincarnation, however true it may be, is not required to explain the concept of genetic memory. Nell Rose (author) from England on November 01, 2016: Thanks Blond logic, yes great points! not sure how a soul can be genetics? lol! (2020, May 22). In other words, a deep reservoir of untapped knowledge is resident within our own genetic and cellular memory. Scary to think of, lets be honest! Hi jo, thanks for reading, yes me too! Memories maybe passed down through family generations in the DNA in a process that can in fact be the cause of present day phobias. John Hansen from Queensland Australia on November 01, 2016: This is fascinating, Nell. but will have to go look it up! This has to be my favorite! If you want to accept it OK, but I suggest you do the math. There was a truckle bed to the left, and a old lady with a small child standing in front of a window. With vast concepts and still not completely studied, and even controversial among the same experts, genetic memory is considered today an incipient field of study that can help to understand a variety of processes in biology and psychology by which the genetic material confers a memory of the history of an individual or a species. Grandparents. This can be easily seen in animals. Do you mean, “How can you differentiate between a genetic memory or a past life memory?” In terms of investigating the idea of “memories passed along the DNA” they’ve done some experiments that seem to demonstrate that certain emotions can be transferred, or specific events. Jo Cauldrick from Isle of Wight on November 01, 2016: What a fascinating read. I do believe in genetic memory and I believe I have experienced it once or twice. However as they learn they pass this knowledge on as well. It will be an interesting subject to follow if and when scientists do manage to find the secrets of our Genetic Memory. Our life experiences may be passed on to our children and our children's children - and now scientists report that they have discovered that … It is one of the most revolutionary and explosive ideas, of course, also uncomfortable, which are beginning to emerge and gradually become entrenched in our way of thinking about our human condition. And of course there is the the problem of birth. We take this for granted. Past Lives and Genetic Memories A couple of months ago, I read this very interesting article written in the New York Times by Doreen Carvajal. So memories do not have to be from before the birth of the child it can be from family members, neighbors or just about anything going on around them. Because you can't pass down a memory after the child is born. I tend to use both together to confirm a match. Any how, what about you? And the flight is priceless. And then thousands, yes thousands of women who are marrying into the family. These were a family of Knights who came over just after William the conqueror from Flanders! I believe there is always something going on in my subconscious mind. Genetic memory refers to how the experiences of our ancestors are embedded physically within us, and continue to affect us daily. When Reincarnation and past-life memories are presented as being real within the context of a story, it often works in a way similar to Genetic Memory, by giving the character knowledge and skills that they would otherwise … Then Dads mother and father. If it were a genetic trait then children born before and after the war would be equally likely to show the reduced life expectancy. It sounds strange since we are accustomed to thinking that we are powerless victims of circumstances, and not their authors. So let’s say reincarnation is a fact and you are a new soul, your first life. “In psychology, genetic memory is a memory present at birth that exists in the absence of sensory experience, and which is incorporated into the genome over long periods of time. I was a 17th century oldish woman with a small child. Top Posters. Energy interventions can completely change the influence of genetic and evolutionary memory within us. Mohan Kumar from UK on November 03, 2016: Awesome Nell, great article on genetic memory. And then we have a family of Knights! Shauna L Bowling from Central Florida on November 15, 2016: I've had recurring dreams that ended years later (in the future) when the exact circumstance or setting came to life in my real life. and pretty weird too! So not only that the individual can develop itself despite these negative memories but to develop from and against the backdrop of so-called negative experiences. How exciting if it was true! And I was wearing baggy trousers and an open neck shirt. in a consciousness simulation. The researchers discovered structural changes in the areas that detect the odor both in the brains of trained mice and in the brains of their offspring. While researching this I came across these amazing old films. Isn’t it amazing, you have inherited traits, intuition and collective wisdom of your past … This concept is used as part of the main plot of the video game Assassin’s Creed, and as part of the science fiction saga Dune. Some family tree links are still missing from all of the search sites. If this memory is recorded in genetic material and inheritance is established through cell division (mitosis or meiosis), it is considered genetic memory. and, it may explain ??? Yes you do! That said, when experiencing … There are things we cannot see for ourselves and we need other people to show us, to support us, to guide us, to help us when necessary. Nell Rose (author) from England on January 04, 2017: Could be Lizzy? I remember just feeling 'there' but no real thoughts like we have today, it was pretty weird! Genetic memory: The Scientific Basis for Past Life Regression? And Memories can be passed down to following, generations through something called genetic switches. What else do unborn babies know?? But the strangest and I think the most amusing part is, I am myself. ⇨. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/10486479/Phobias-may-be-memories-passed-down-in-genes-from-ancestors.html, https://epages.wordpress.com/2014/02/12/deep-dna-memory-theories-can-we-remember-our-ancestors%E2%80%99-lives/. The views that my mind conjures are simply stunning and I wake up truly satisfied. I have never thought about the role adrenaline plays in all this but it is an interesting line to think about. ), Its fascinating isn't it when you find an awesome great great! Uncle Sid on your fathers side. I do believe in rebirth and I have had visions of strange places while in zzz-land. For starters there is you. Ruby Jean Richert from Southern Illinois on November 02, 2016: Shucks ! For example if you are say, British and you dream that you are living in India and even speaking the language then it can't be genetic memory. thanks for reading, nell. But there are plenty of other sites too. That dream has stayed with me all these years. thanks as always, nell. In his 1998 book, “The Past of the Mind,” Michael Gazzaniga wrote: “The baby does not learn trigonometry, but knows it; does not learn how to distinguish figure from ground, but knows it; does not need to learn, but knows, that when one object with mass hits another, it will move the object … The vast human cerebral cortex is chock full of specialized systems ready, willing and able to be used for specific tasks. Next generations showed the same behavior. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. It can create dreams. There are others too, some of them are proper stories, and most of the times, I am able to control the endings, so they are happy ones. It was the strangest thing. yes that Indian market! A new scientific study found that our DNA transmits information of experiences of fear and stress from generation to generation. The fact is: Think about it. I might add that I would love to have a dream involving a past family member. Would you explain reincarnation in any way? Treathyl FOX from Austin, Texas on November 01, 2016: Am I dreaming my ancestors' memories? Using a computer metaphor, we could say that the brain comes “loaded” with preinstalled software. Of course this was many years before my dad was born, but maybe there was a slight genetic memory there? we were wearing furs, and I was watching my 'mother?' The Roundhead's and Cavaliers are heading my way. I think it would be possible to talk about genetics in cases of dementia or schizophrenia” says Tellería. You mean the repetitions of negative memories that, so to speak, have us trapped. It can refer to the genetic code of DNA, epigenetic changes of the genetic material or the inheritance of instincts. The good thing is that they never bother me once I am awake since I completely forget them. Why on earth would I dream that? It's the flight of the goddess or the queen who is supposedly keeping an eye on everything in the dark. The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. The genetic aspect is what is established in the DNA plane. However, I do dream of flying sometimes. A couple years maybe, but not generations. This behavior was maintained even in cases of offspring through artificial insemination. Genetic Memory is a new and exciting look into how our dreams and phobias may be influenced by our ancestors! Here's something I did think of. Hope all is well with you and yours.. Angels are on the way this morning ps. Its called Familysearch.org. The concept of genetic memory has been collected, expanded and used in numerous works of literature and audiovisual sci-fi. This of course, when we stop playing the victim. These ideas are similar in a way to the concepts of past lives and reincarnation. Nell Rose (author) from England on October 24, 2017: Thanks Patricia, yes we are fine thank you, how you doing? thanks as always, nell. Reincarnation to Animals: Can a Person Incarnate in an Animal? Its happened to us or someone in our family before! And Moms mother and father. lol! and thanks for reading. A while ago I was pondering the issue. But what if it was after the birth? I have also always loved going out on the sea whenever I visit the coast. Samskara – Memory of Generations Past. And then I looked up the theory online, and guess what? My great great grandfather and all his family were born up in Norfolk and at least one of them was in the Navy at the time. I am going to check out the site, familysearch.org. “But the environment always plays an important role, that is learning.”. I dreamed I was in an Indian market talking to my 'husband' about buying some cloth or sewing material. So far I have discovered over 200 ancestors and their families. Hi Chitrangada, lol! It presupposes that individuals could not only acquire or enhance physical characters during their life and pass them onto their offspring but also that the personality and experiences of the individual could be incorporated into their genetic code. Surely if we remember something from our great great grandmother and its been passed down in the genes, then surely the only memories we would have would be of those before the baby was born. Another thing is to talk about diseases, physical features, etc.” concludes the psychologist. What if your great great grandmother had been attacked by a wolf/bear/cat and had physical scars? To think about it easily just imagine a black line going back in history which is the father's bloodline. I mean last night I had a dream about cooking Navy beans...but perhaps in reality I was on ship in the south seas. It … . Why not just a dream? thanks again, nell. This suggests that experience, somehow moves from the brain to the genome, thus allowing it to pass to later generations. Genetic memory isn't exactly memory in the conventional sense, it's more to do with personality traits passed on from both or either parents. Genetic Memory: How We Know Things We Never Learned ... Leslie Lemke is a musical virtuoso even though he has never had a music lesson in his life. As the dream progressed and we were talking to another man, I must have started to wake up because I no longer understood him. Really? and I am totally interested in the ether idea too! When we relax and open the mind, it can provide us with much more information than we thought possible. sorry about that Bill! And how people believe that they have lived before because they had dreamed about something or someone in history. lol! It is a difficult concept to understand without suggesting an expiatory, sobering, corrective, penitentiary idea. Then your mother and father. Maybe your ancestors have something to tell you! lol! Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on October 24, 2017: Very fascinating and cool to know. This master class will address using tarot as a tool for triggering an altered state of consciousness, which can then facilitate retrieval of genetic memory … There are many and varied, Life After Death in Buddhism: Introduction. A mistake we make more than three times, as they say, is already a decision. Check out my article about children's past lives for more on the topic of reincarnation. 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