What bilingual babies reveal about the brain
MSNBC: One of the most fascinating windows scientists have into the human mind comes from watching babies learn to interact with the world around them. Janet Werker is a psychologist at Vancouver’s University of British
A Maternal Link to Alzheimer’s
The Wall Street Journal: People with an immediate family history of Alzheimer’s disease are four to 10 times as likely to contract the condition. A new study now suggests the chances of getting Alzheimer’s are
Why Speaking More than One Language May Delay Alzheimer’s
Time: There are many ways in which speaking another language may contribute to a well-lived life. You can talk to a whole lot more of Earth’s inhabitants, for one thing. You can also enjoy books
Should children learn a second language?
The Los Angeles Times: Does being bilingual help children learn to prioritize information, provide a defense against some effects of Alzheimer’s or just provide a great workout for the brain? All of the above, according
2 languages make your brain buff
CNN: If you had any doubts about exposing your child – or yourself – to a foreign language, there’s more evidence than ever that being bilingual has enormous benefits for your brain. Scientists presented their
Being bilingual may delay Alzheimer’s and boost brain power
The Guardian: Learning a second language and speaking it regularly can improve your cognitive skills and delay the onset of dementia, according to researchers who compared bilingual individuals with people who spoke only one language.