Thursday, January 26, 2006

Bilingualism is Good for You

Although it does require extra cognitive work and attention to be bilingual, bilingualism builds more gray matter in the language parts of the brain...

and it attenuates age-related declines in working memory and cognitive control!

Take-home Message: The more you use, the less you lose.

Bilingualism Prevents Cognitive Decline
Eide Neurolearning Blog: The Bilingual Brain
More Gray Matter with Bilingualism

1 comment:

  1. Interesting. It reminds me of a similar posting at intelligence testing blog.