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Last week we wrote about the positive effects of learning a second language when it comes to preventing mental aging or even delaying the Alzheimer’s disease. In a new and somewhat related study researchers now found even more evidence that speaking a second language is good for your brain.
Dr. Nina Kraus and colleagues at the Northwestern University studied 48 first year high school students, 23 of which were proficient in both Spanish and English and the other 25 only spoke English.
Research shows that through learning one or more foreign languages you can prevent mental aging and delay Alzheimer’s by 5 years or more. Continue reading Prevent Mental Aging and even Alzheimer’s through Language Learning