Science: Learning languages is a workout for brains, both young, old


Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141112120208.htm

Excerpt:

Learning a new language changes your brain network both structurally and functionally, according to Penn State researchers. “Learning and practicing something, for instance a second language, strengthens the brain,” said Ping Li, professor of psychology, linguistics and information sciences and technology. “Like physical exercise, the more you use specific areas of your brain, the more it grows and gets stronger.”

 

 

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