Native #English speakers are apparently at a unique disadvantage in trying to learn other languages. The key issue in motivating English-speaking #language learners is the prevalence of English as the world's lingua franca. #languagelearning
Neuroscientists may have just found the origins of language; they've discovered that a gene mutation that arose more than half a million years ago may have been key to humans' unique ability to produce and understand speech.
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Secrets of the Creative Brain - The Atlantic: A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.