Taking Time Off Can Help You Learn a Language, Georgetown University Study  
4/9/2012 7:14:39 AM

FORGET "use it or lose it", taking time out could be beneficial when learning a new language. Michael Ullman of Georgetown University in Washington DC and colleagues recorded the brain activity of 19 people who learned a fake language, before and after they took a five-month break, and compared it with that of people speaking their native tongue.