Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Bilingualism and Brain Function

In this article for the New York Times, the writer looks into claims that children who speak more than one language generally have better brain power. This is a strong claim and goes against perceived wisdom that teaching a second language to a child could interfere with clear thinking and decision-making. One of the academic studies cited in the article can be found in full here.

Why Bilingual People Are Smarter

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