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Evidence for Evolution, cont


In honor of Sean “reading” the book I lent him here is a post from the author of that book on his blog.  

Why do infants show this grasping reflex, but then lose it after several months?  A very plausible suggestion is that the behavior is a remnant of the grasping reflex seen in other infant primates, which they use to hold on to the hair of their mothers as they’re being carried about.

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