III. ORIGIN OF TASTE FOB SCIENCE. 191
INSTANCES OF TASTES BEING DECIDEDLY NOT
Physics and Mathematics.--l case out of 20. (15) I am not aware of any innate taste for science.
Chemistry.-1 case out of 11. (10) I did nothing serious till aet. 23. My pursuit of chemistry is entirely due to circumstances occurring after manhood.
Zoology.-3 cases out of 24. (16) I doubt much their innate character. (22) I do not consider them innate, but induced. (24) Not at all innate.
Botany.-1 case out of 10. (10) Not innate.
Medical.-4 cases out of 7. (3) Not at all especially innate. (4) I cannot perceive that they were innate. (6) I cannot say that I had naturally a turn for any pursuit in particular. (7) Accidentally [directed] to medicine.