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Learn a new language, be a new you (maybe)

9 March 2017

Just a quick post to link this article from Quartz that reports on research claiming a speaker’s personality changes depending on the language. There’s an interesting bit about the effect on personality of learning a second language: If you learn the language while immersed in that culture, your personality likely changes, but if you learn the language while immersed in your home culture, your personality likely won’t change very much.

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