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Friday, March 4th, 2011

Study: Bilingualism Good for the Brain

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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.

 

Read more here.

 

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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