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At 10:36 PM 05/02/02 -0800, "Joe Dees" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>You are confusing a behavioral response with a memory. Flatworms have
>been presented with a light, immediately followed by an electric current
>running through the bottom of their cages; they learned to jump when the
>light flashed. Their bodies were ground up and fed to other flatworms who
>had been spared the experience.
Sorry, this is an Urban myth kind of meme. Poor poor controls had the
flatworms following slime trails.
Shame too, because I once helped write a humor story about university
course content being broken down into such small pieces it could be taught
Then knowledge in the form of ground up flatworms was fed--like liver pate
on crackers--to the students.
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