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Letter 13249

Darwin, C. R. to Talbot, E. F.

19 July 1881

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    Interested in investigation of child development. Suggests questions. Does education of parents influence mental power of children? Desirable to test statement that coloured children at first learn as fast as white but afterwards fall behind. Does pitch of chidren's voices vary with mood? Children's tastes often related to occupation of progenitor. Do these last?

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