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Learn a new language to slow the ageing of your brain

  • People often say that knowing different languages can help you fight dementia. The media reports note that it may not be late even for adults to benefit from learning a new language. Recent intelligence tests showed that cognitive scores of those in their seventies were impressive even if they learned a second language later on in life. 

    "Millions of people around the world acquire their second language later in life," a researcher told the media. "Our study shows that bilingualism, even when acquired in adulthood, may benefit the aging brain."

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