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Latest Cognitive advantages to bilingualism Stories

bilingual brains
2014-11-14 05:39:46

Bilingual speakers process information more efficiently and more easily than those who only speak a single language, and a new study tells us that speaking more than one language is also good for the brain.

Bilingual People Use Different Sound Systems
2013-05-21 12:22:47

New research from the University of Arizona shows that bilingual individuals switch between two different ‘sound systems’ in their brain when alternating between languages.

2012-04-03 20:15:30

Children who grow up learning to speak two languages are better at switching between tasks than are children who learn to speak only one language.

2012-03-29 23:33:08

New research explains how speaking more than one language may translate to better mental health.

2012-02-08 10:30:14

A new study on children who are raised bilingual examined the effects on children's development of growing up speaking two languages.

2011-02-22 08:00:00

There are numerous benefits of being bilingual such as an improvement in linguistic and meta linguistic abilities as well as betterment of cognitive flexibility such as divergent thinking, concept formation, verbal abilities and general reasoning.

2009-05-20 07:34:46

People who can speak two languages are more adept at learning a new foreign language than their monolingual counterparts, according to research conducted at Northwestern University.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.