Bilingualism Has Positive Effect on Aging Brain


According to published findings in Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society, new research shows that bilingualism or speaking two languages has a positive effect on the aging brain.

The study "provides an important first step in understanding the impact of learning a second language and the aging brain. This research paves the way for future causal studies of bilingualism and cognitive decline prevention. This research paves the way for future causal studies of bilingualism and cognitive decline prevention."

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