House of Mind

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  • 20th March
    2012
  • 20
NY Times: The Benefits of Bilingualism

Click on the link to read about the bilingual brain and associated cognitive and protective benefits. Boost your brain power, learn a new language! 

Benefits of bilingualism according to the article:

  • Agility and speed at solving certain kinds of mental puzzles
  • Improved executive function
  • Differences in environmental monitoring (bilinguals have a heightened ability to monitor the environment)
  • Later onset for dementia and Alzheimer’s 

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    BAM. Thank you Russian and English for saving my brain from certain destruction.
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    it doesn’t say anything about polyglotism.
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    Cuando tenga hijos voy a tener una regla para ellos: Speak English in school y que hablen español en casa.
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