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Transfer of Acquired Information by Brain Extracts

Naturevolume 214pages453455 (1967) | Download Citation



An earlier finding that learned behaviour can be transferred to naive subjects by injection of extracts of brains from trained animals is re-examined by a less ambiguous method. The possibility of transfer is confirmed, but the mechanisms involved are still obscure.

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    • L. N. IRWIN

    Present address: Department of Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas


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