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Are drugs the answer to learning languages?

Venue: Royal Institution of Great Britain, London
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Event Date: 10/07/2014 19:00 - 20:15

Scientists have discovered that drugs previously used to treat mood disorders can dramatically enhance your capacity to learn. If you could take a pill to boost your ability to learn a language, what are the moral, practical, social and medical implications? How else can these drugs be used? Do the benefits outweigh the risks?

Come along to our live debate for free on the evening of 10 July, London. Register via the Guardian website.

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SCILT - Scotlands National centre for Languages