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Want Babies With Intellectual Edge? Raise Them To Be Bilingual

Bilingual babies have an edge over monolingual babies in having better intellectual abilities, a new study has found. Being able to speak more than one language does not only boost linguistic skills, it also improves executive functions such as problem-solving, planning and critical thinking.

LIFE April 8, 2016

Bilingual People Fare Better After A Stroke: Other Health Benefits Of Speaking A Second Language

A new study conducted by researchers in India has found that individuals who are fluent in more than one language had better protection against cognitive injury as a result of stroke. Bilingual stroke patients scored better during examinations on their function and attention levels.

LIFE November 24, 2015

People Who Speak More Than One Language Twice As Likely To Recover From Stroke

Stroke patients who speak two or more languages are twice as likely to recover from a stroke with normal cognitive functions, a new study revealed. Bilingualism supposedly helps patients recover faster from the condition, researchers said.

LIFE November 20, 2015

Speaking Two Languages Is Better Than Sudoku For Your Brain

Being bilingual is good exercise for the brain, study finds. It aids in cognitive performance, and may even help ward off Alzheimer's and dementia, researchers say.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 12, 2014

Being bilingual may slow down the brain aging process, says study

A new study has shown bilingual people may have better odds when it comes to brain aging. Research indicates those with bilingual skills show signs of better intelligence and reading ability later in life.

LIFE June 2, 2014

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