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Paper Books are Better in Bed

Many of us choose to end the day curled up in bed with a good read, and as technology revolutionizes the publishing industry and convenient, sexy e-readers replace bulky, paper-cut-inducing books, more and more of us take a gadget as a bedfellow— but a new study suggests that paper books are better in bed. Light-emitting e-readers have detrimental effects...

Bilinguals Better Equipped to Process Information

Speaking more than one language is good for the brain, according to new research that indicates bilingual speakers process information more efficiently and more easily than those who know a single language. The benefits occur because the bilingual brain is constantly activating both languages and choosing which language to use and which to ignore, said Northwestern University's Viorica...

Bilingualism Better than ‘Any Drug’ at Delaying Dementia

Yet another study has confirmed the positive benefits of multilingualism on the brain but this is the first to show that the protective effects of bilingualism extend to people who are illiterate.According to the study published in the journal Neurology, people who speak two languages may be able to ward off dementia for years, regardless of whether they have...