RECORD: Darwin, C. R. 'Huxley thinks attention to sensation due to sensorium' (12.1871) CUL-DAR195.1.4 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker. (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker 4.2010, corrections by John van Wyhe 11.2010. RN1

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Dec 16 / 71/

Huxley thinks attention to a sensation due to sensorium & peripheral part [illeg] [things varo-motion systems] This conjecture — Trust to fact that attention note under until part of sensorium or seven-organ - & strengthened by habit
perhaps inherited


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