Word of the Moment: Autodidacticism

Self-education or self-directed learning. An autodidact, also known as an automath, is a mostly self-taught person — typically someone who has an enthusiasm for self-education and a high degree of self-motivation.

Self-education or self-directed learning. An autodidact, also known as an automath, is a mostly self-taught person — typically someone who has an enthusiasm for self-education and a high degree of self-motivation.

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  1. And related are the polymaths, but for some reason no one ever uses the word ‘polydidact’

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