Learning a second language in adulthood can slow brain ageing

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Mon Jun 2 11:46:02 UTC 2014


The Telegraph



Learning a second language in adulthood can slow brain ageing

Learning a second language can slow the brain's ageing, even if it is learnt in adulthood, according to new research.

Previous studies have showed that being bilingual could delay the onset of dementia by several years.

The latest research sought to answer the question of whether people improve their brain function through learning new languages or whether those with better brain functions are more likely to become bilingual.



Full story:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10869619/Learning-a-second-language-in-adulthood-can-slow-brain-ageing.html
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