Read more inWhy babies brains are the ‘best learning machines ever created’ at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/07/babies-can-learn-a-second-language-in-1-hour-per-day?utm_content=bufferb8892&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer
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Remember that the development of the first language(s) had direct implications for the acquisition of additional ones. Downloadable paper at https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2015-12-language-wires-brain-language-learning.html#nRlv
Tell Your Math Teacher Colleagues: The bilingual brain calculates arithmetic differently depending on the language20/09/2017
Read about a fascinating study at https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-09-bilingual-brain-arithmetic-differently-language.html. Excerpt:
The study documents for the first time, with the help of brain activity measurements and imaging techniques, the demonstrable cognitive “extra effort” required for solving arithmetic tasks in the second language of instruction. The research results clearly show that calculatory processes are directly affected by language.
Interesting research with implications for language classrooms in Really? Really. How Our Brains Figure Out What Words Mean Based On How They’re Said at http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/08/24/545711940/pitch-neurons
Read more about the positive effects in Being bilingual alters your brain. Here’s how at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/02/how-being-bilingual-rewires-your-brain/?utm_content=buffer4f1ad&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer