Become a member

Language Magazine is a monthly print and online publication that provides cutting-edge information for language learners, educators, and professionals around the world.

― Advertisement ―

― Advertisement ―

Celebrate Mother Language Day

The idea to celebrate International Mother Language Day was the initiative of Bangladesh. It was approved at the 1999 UNESCO General Conference and has been observed throughout...
HomeLanguage NewsnewsBilingualism Benefits the Brain at Any Age

Bilingualism Benefits the Brain at Any Age

186481600Learning and actively using a second language, whether done from childhood or later in life, can not only improve language processing but benefit the brain in a more general sense. In a study published in January of 2015 entitled Effects of Bilingualism on the White Matter Structure of the Brain, it was found that active bilinguals (those who regularly use both a first and second language) had higher fractional anisotropy values (structural differences) in white matter tracts that are linked to language processing.

Click here for the full story.

Language Magazine
Send this to a friend