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What the bilingual brain tells us about language learning - OUPblog

What the bilingual brain tells us about language learning - OUPblog | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
By Arturo E. Hernandez One of the most common questions people ask revolves around when and how to learn a second language. One common view is that earlier is better. There is good evidence for this view.
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Brain-based translation: FMRI decoding of spoken ... [J Neurosci. 2014] - PubMed - NCBI

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Lifelong bilinguals may have more efficient brains

Lifelong bilinguals may have more efficient brains | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists have been discovering mounting evidence that being fluent in more than one language protects against age-related cognitive declines. But there's still the major question: Why?
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The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual - Dana Foundation

The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual - Dana Foundation | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Today, more of the world’s population is bilingual or multilingual than monolingual.
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Language learning makes the brain grow, Swedish study suggests

Language learning makes the brain grow, Swedish study suggests | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
At the Swedish Armed Forces Interpreter Academy, young recruits learn a new language at a very fast pace.
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Speaking two languages also benefits low-income children

Living in poverty is often accompanied by conditions that can negatively influence cognitive development. Can being bilingual counteract these effects?
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Bilingual benefits: Raising a child with two languages

Bilingual benefits: Raising a child with two languages | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Raised with parents only speaking Arabic at home, one mother learns the benefits of raising her own bilingual daughter and shares tips for raising a child proficient in two languages.
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Johnson: Do different languages confer different personalities?

Johnson: Do different languages confer different personalities? | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
LAST week, Johnson took a look at some of the advantages of bilingualism. These include better performance at tasks involving "executive function" (which involve the...
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Bilingual Brains – Smarter & Faster

Bilingual Brains – Smarter & Faster | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Better attention and cognition in children who grow up in bilingual settings.
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Study: Learning a language changes brains

Study: Learning a language changes brains | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Intensive learning of a new language can make certain areas of the brain increase in size, Swedish researchers say.
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