To Stave Off Alzheimer’s, Learn a Language?

October 10, 2011 at 9:17 am Leave a comment

Talk about the power of words—speaking at least two languages may slow dementia in the aging brain, new research shows.

Ellen Bialystok, a psychologist at York University in Toronto, Canada, says that being “bilingual is one way to keep your brain active—it’s part of the cognitive-reserve approach to brain fitness,” Bialystok said.

And when it comes to exercising the brain by learning another language, she added, “the more the better—and every little bit helps.”

To read the full article, click on the link below 🙂

To Stave Off Alzheimer’s, Learn a Language?.


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