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Bilingualism: What happens in the brain?

In our increasingly global society, bilingualism – or the ability to speak two languages – is on the rise. How the brains of bilingual people differ from their monolingual counterparts is an emerging area of research. Attitudes toward bilingualism have changed … Continue reading

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Bilingual People Find it Easier to Learn New Languages

Brain activity of bilingual people who learn a new language is similar to that of native speakers of that language within one day of training, a new study report. For monolingual people, it takes much longer to exhibit brain activity … Continue reading

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The Bilingual Brain Calculates Differently Depending on the Language Used

A new study reports mathematical processes in the brain are influenced by language. Studying bilingual people, researchers discovered cognitive ‘extra effort’ is required for solving math problems when presented in the second language. People can intuitively recognize small numbers up … Continue reading

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