Scientists Have Found That Memories May Be Passed Down Through Generations In Our DNA.

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New research from Emory University School of Medicine, in Atlanta, has shown that it is possible for some information to be inherited biologically through chemical changes that occur in DNA. During the tests they learned that that mice can pass on learned information about traumatic or stressful experiences – in this case a fear of the smell of cherry blossom – to subsequent generations.

According to the Telegraph, Dr Brian Dias, from the department of psychiatry at Emory University, said: ”From a translational perspective, our results allow us to appreciate how the experiences of a parent, before even conceiving offspring, markedly influence both structure and function in the nervous system of subsequent generations.

“Such a phenomenon may contribute to the etiology and potential intergenerational transmission of risk for neuropsychiatric disorders such as phobias, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.”

This suggests that experiences are somehow transferred from the brain into the genome, allowing…

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10 thoughts on “Scientists Have Found That Memories May Be Passed Down Through Generations In Our DNA.

  1. Thank you for liking “Good-bye Summer” and for reblogging this interesting article. I have heard stories on the radio about past life regression, and perhaps this is why some people are able to recall past lives when they are hypnotized.

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  2. hmm, I have read those articles: epigenetics is a very complex science that can give rise to simplistic ideas – survival needs have always modified descendants, all living things being essentially very plastic in adapting to conditions and passing on the beneficial variants into the future. The element of nurture with its good or very bad effects is also operant – it is not only genes that determine how we are, mice or men as the case might be…

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