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Nature volume 29, pages 451452 | Download Citation

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IN his letter under this heading in last week's NATURE (p 428), Mr. Romanes says that I now admit that the actions of animals testify to some corresponding mental states. If he will kindly refer to my original paper he will find that my views have not undergone the change he implies, for I then wrote: “We have therefore grounds for believing that, running parallel to the neuroses of animals, there are certain psychoses”; and again: “Animal minds are also ejective; they are more or less distorted images of our own minds”; and, in my “Conclusion,” “While fully admitting the great interest that attaches to the study of the inferred mental faculties of the higher brutes,” &c.

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