Friday, March 4th, 2011
Study: Bilingualism Good for the Brain
This study covers stuff we know but never tire of hearing. How long will it take for all these states with English-only policies in the U.S. to catch on? Quoted directly from the article below.
– Bilingual children are more effective at multi-tasking.
– Adults who speak more than one language do a better job prioritizing information in potentially confusing situations.
– Being bilingual helps ward off early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in the elderly.
I finally saw the documentary Speaking in Tongues but haven’t had a chance to write down my thoughts on it. Soon!
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