Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Studies show that multilingual people are better at multitasking, they work faster and are better at reasoning

" Multilingual people, studies show, are better at reasoning, at multitasking, at grasping and reconciling conflicting ideas. They work faster and expend less energy doing so, and as they age, they retain their cognitive faculties longer, delaying the onset of dementia and even full blown Alzheimers disease"


Source: The power of the bilingual brain
By Jeffrey Kluger
Science
Time Magazine
Vol 182, No 5, July 29th 2013 , page 26