True or BS? Memories pass between generations

  1. ptosis profile image82
    ptosisposted 4 years ago

    True or BS? Memories pass between generations

    According to  James Gallagher Health of BBC,  "Experiments showed that a traumatic event could affect the DNA in sperm and alter the brains and behaviour of subsequent generations."

    Seen in mice but humans??

  2. Ericdierker profile image57
    Ericdierkerposted 4 years ago

    The 100th Monkey effect (legend or real?) leads some credence to this notion also.

  3. janshares profile image98
    jansharesposted 4 years ago

    I do believe this, ptosis. Very fascinating look at the power of trauma and how it is passed on through generations. Of course the nature-nurture controversy can affect it and actual exposure to trauma, but I think there is truth to this phenomenon.