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
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
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
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
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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