[Edling] Why some people find learning a language harder than others

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Sat Jan 30 10:11:57 UTC 2016


The Telegraph



Why some people find learning a language harder than others

People who struggle to learn foreign languages may simply have brains that are not wired to retain linguistic skills, a new study suggests.

Learning a second language is far easier for some adults than others because of innate differences in how the various parts of the brain "talk" to one another.

The difference is so striking that researchers can even predict who will succeed in language skills, and who will fail, simply based on brain scans.



Full story:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/12108758/Why-some-people-find-learning-a-language-harder-than-others.html
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