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Lifetime of Speaking a 2nd Language May Boost Aging Brain, University of Kentucky Study


1/9/2013 7:24:43 AM

Seniors who have spoken two languages since childhood are faster than single-language speakers at switching from one task to another, according to a study published in the January 9 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. Compared to their monolingual peers, lifelong bilinguals also show different patterns of brain activity when making the switch, the study found.

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