Bilingual Homes

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Registered: 07-05-2005
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Tue, 09-18-2012 - 2:34pm

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Babies living in bilingual homes have a longer period of time when their brain is flexible to different languages than infants living where just one language is spoken, researchers say.

The new study looked at infants living in bilingual (English and Spanish) and monolingual homes (English or Spanish), and found that the brains of babies in bilingual homes remained flexible to languages until they were 10 to 12 months old, compared with 6 to 9 months for babies in monolingual homes.

Is anyone here raising their children in a bilingual home?

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Registered: 10-06-2012
Sun, 10-14-2012 - 5:13am
Ya the children should live in a bilingual home .At there he /she gets love of his/her both parents.