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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.

2012-04-30 19:57:33

A Northwestern University study that will be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) provides the first biological evidence that bilinguals' rich experience with language in essence "fine-tunes" their auditory nervous system and helps them juggle linguistic input in ways that enhance attention and working memory.

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
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.