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Memory in the Germ Plasm

Naturevolume 79pages78 (1908) | Download Citation

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DR. ARCHDALL REID repeats (NATURE, October 15, p. 605) his well-known opinion that from infancy forwards a man develops physically and mentally, principally under the stimulus of use, and he adds, “the muscles of an infant's limbs do not grow unless used. His mind is almost blank at birth, but grows under the influence of experience (use). In this way he learns to coordinate his muscles, and a vast deal more.”

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