[LMB] OT: weird and wonderful human brain

Margaret Dean margdean56 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 03:50:35 BST 2021


On Mon, Sep 6, 2021 at 8:44 PM Elizabeth Holden <alzurite at gmail.com> wrote:

> Howard said:
>
> > my attempts to re-learn my Spanish show how hard it is to learn stuff >
> that used to be much easier.   My brain doesn’t learn the way it used
> > to.
>
> I thought that for a while. Then I remembered how hard studying used to be.
> It was never easy - it's just that as a teen, I was more in practise.
>

It is true that language learning in particular is never as easy later in
life as it is in childhood, when the weird and wonderful human brain is
optimally primed for it.


--Margaret Dean
  <margdean56 at gmail.com>


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