Bilingualism Benefits the Brain
PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 2-Jun-2014
Speaking 2 languages benefits the aging brain.
New research reveals that bilingualism has a positive effect on cognition later in life. Findings published in Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society, show that individuals who speak two or more languages, even those who acquired the second language in adulthood, may slow down cognitive decline from aging.
Read the full article here: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-06/w-stl052914.php