This is Why I Hate Neurobiology:

So I was (mostly) minding my own business when, I saw the following quote, in this article:

Trauma becomes neurobiologically etched and may be transmitted across generations.

Ok For starters, no. Wrong. Try again.

Sure expereince (traumatic or otherwise) affects memory, and though we don't really have a clue (well, I for sure don't, someone might, I suppose) how the material realitieis of how memory is stored in the brain, the term neurobiologically etched might represent this process, whatever it may be.

Ok, that said: Memories aren't genetic. You can't transmit this across generations.

Well you can. It's called telling stories, and it's a social, not a biological process.

So there.

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