Some Awesome People

Friday, June 13, 2014

Learning second language 'slows brain aging'

2 June 2014


Learning a second language can have a positive effect on the brain, even if it is taken up in adulthood, a University of Edinburgh study suggests.

Researchers found that reading, verbal fluency and intelligence were improved in a study of 262 people tested either aged 11 or in their seventies.

A previous study suggested that being bilingual could delay the onset of dementia by several years.

The study is published in Annals of Neurology. (...)

Continue reading: link

No comments:

Post a Comment

Your comments make our day brighter! Please keep them pure and nice. :D