HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Topics » Arts & Humanities » Languages and Linguistics (Group) » Why Bilinguals Are Smarte...

Tue Mar 20, 2012, 03:05 PM

Why Bilinguals Are Smarter

SPEAKING two languages rather than just one has obvious practical benefits in an increasingly globalized world. But in recent years, scientists have begun to show that the advantages of bilingualism are even more fundamental than being able to converse with a wider range of people. Being bilingual, it turns out, makes you smarter. It can have a profound effect on your brain, improving cognitive skills not related to language and even shielding against dementia in old age.

1 replies, 2786 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 1 replies Author Time Post
Reply Why Bilinguals Are Smarter (Original post)
Starboard Tack Mar 2012 OP
ghjfhgf Sep 2012 #1

Response to Starboard Tack (Original post)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 03:56 PM

1. Spam deleted by Paulie (MIR Team)


Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread