[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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