Being Bilingual Can Offset Aging of the Brain

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Being Bilingual Can Offset Aging of the Brain
Tue, 01-22-2013 - 3:12pm

I know this has been talked about a bit before, but it's always nice to read another article about how beneficial speaking more than one language can be for children.

A new study of "life-long bilinguals" (those who have spoken a second language daily since they were at least 10 years old) shows that speaking two languages can help offset some effects of aging.

http://gma.yahoo.com/study-bilinguals-faster-brains-120105403--abc-news-health.html

Do your children use their different language skills every day?