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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-13249

To Emily Talbot   19 July 1881

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Summary

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?

Summary

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?

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13249
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Talbot, E. F.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library (Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection)
Physical description
8pp P% Collected papers 2: 232;

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13249,” accessed on 26 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13249

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