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Darwin Correspondence Project

From William Preyer   2 December 1880

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

CD’s comment that certain instincts originate as variations of the brain, rather than as habits, is supported by Brown-Séquard’s and C. F. O. Westphal’s work on epileptiform movements.

Summary

CD’s comment that certain instincts originate as variations of the brain, rather than as habits, is supported by Brown-Séquard’s and C. F. O. Westphal’s work on epileptiform movements.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12883
From
William Thierry (William) Preyer
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Jena
Source of text
DAR 174: 72
Physical description
3pp

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12883,” accessed on 14 December 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-12883.xml

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