The New York Times: Benefits of Bilingualism

Bilingualism is good for your brain!


Harriet Russell

A recent article in The New York Times entitled ” The Benefits of Bilingualism” discusses how bilingualism plays important roles in many areas of life in addition to allowing one to converse with a wider range of people.

According to recent studies, the main difference between bilinguals and monolinguals is that bilinguals appear to have a heightened ability to monitor the environment.  Being bilingual also can make people smarter and may even protect against dementia in old age.

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