Contrary to popular belief, bilingual children do not have an advantage over monolingual children when it comes to attention and executive function, a new study reports.
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According to researchers, bilingual people and trained musicians utilize fewer resources in their brains while completing working memory tasks. As their brains require less effort to perform tasks, researchers speculate this could protect them from the onset of cognitive decline.
Bilingual people are better able to integrate sight and sound to make sense of speech, a new study reveals. Researchers report, in addition to altering basic sensory experiences, learning a second language can impact memory, decision making and cognitive control.
A new study reports bilingual people have an advantage when it comes to brain plasticity. Researchers report being multilingual could help stave off cognitive decline associated with dementia.
According to researchers, children raised with parents who speak the same language, but with different accents, recognize words dramatically differently by 12 months of age than those whose parents speak with similar accents. Researchers say the effect of multiple accents should be taken into account when studying monolingual language acquisition.
Bilingual people show improved ability to speak in their second language after consuming alcohol, a new study reports.
Researchers from the University of Washington report that with special tuition, babies from monolingual homes can develop bilingual abilities that remain even after their training is complete.
According to researchers, bilingual children perform better at voice recognition and processing than monolingual children.
Findings could have positive implications for education and teaching bilingual children how to read.