Proof that bilingual kids grow up to be more accepting and tolerant adults


Source:  https://matadornetwork.com/pulse/proof-bilingual-kids-grow-accepting-tolerant-adults/

Excerpt:

Basically, monolinguals were more likely to think that everything is innate, while bilinguals were more likely to think that everything is learned.

This study provides an important demonstration that everyday experience in one aspect — language learning — can influence children’s beliefs about a wide range of domains, reducing children’s essentialist biases.

 

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