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Episode 284: Feral Children
 
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What can we learn about language from children who grew up without it? 

People are fascinated by stories of "feral children", raised apart from human contact. Can these children ever learn language, once they're found? And what does this tell us about the human language faculty?

Daniel and Ben take a critical look at the stories on this episode of Talk the Talk.

TW, CW: child neglect, abandonment, maltreatment