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Benefits of bilingualism

Posted by Tom Roper on September 18, 2007

Being bilingual ‘protects brain’:
The research is actually quite old. I’m not sure why it took the BBC so long to find out about it.
Bialystok, Ellen; Craik, Fergus I. M.; Klein, Raymond; Viswanathan, Mythili
Bilingualism, Aging, and Cognitive Control: Evidence From the Simon Task
Psychology and Aging
2004, Vol. 19, No. 2, 290–303 (requires subscription)


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