Bilingual

To fight dementia, learn a new language

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People who speak more than one language tend to develop dementia up to five years later than those who are monolingual, new research reveals.

Valuing bilingual workers

Valuing bilingual workers

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We know that speaking two languages has positive effects, ranging from an ability to switch between tasks to cognitive quickness in older adults.

Alzheimer's onset slower in bilingual individuals: study

Bilingual individuals who have been able to speak more than one language for several years are able to delay the onset of Alzheimer's symptoms four or five years longer than those who speak just one language, Canadian researchers have found.