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  • Jan 09, 2012
  • 11:09 PM

Adventures in Hyperpolyglottery: Inside the Mind of Extreme Language Learners (interview)

Nataly Kelly / Huffington Post
A new book by Michael Erard sheds light on extreme language learners and how they operate. Erard has been researching hyperpolyglottery since 2005, when he wrote an article on the subject for the New Scientist. His book profiles many hyperpolyglots, both those that are no longer alive to tell their stories, as in the examples above, and those that walk (and speak) among us today.

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