The world’s most powerful computers can’t perform accurate real-time interpreting of one language to another. Yet human interpreters do it with ease. Geoff Watts meets the neuroscientists who are starting to explain this remarkable ability.

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I’ve always dismissed Malcolm Gladwell’s “10,000 hour” rule as oversimplified nonsense. So this comes as no surprise to me.

Practice only accounts for around one third of “perfection”…

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