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Dig deeper into the benefits of a bilingual brain and how differently the processes work depending how you are learning it
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Experts explain the science behind brains that learn more than one language and how it affects both intellectual and emotional sides.
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… " sí, " " oui, " or " 会 " and you're watching this in English, chances are you belong to the world'sandmajority.
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And besides having an easier time traveling or watching movies without,
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Language ability is typicallyin two active parts, speaking and writing, and two passive parts, listening and reading.
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While abilingual has nearabilities across the board in two languages,
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And depending on their situation and how theyeach language, they can be classified into three general types.
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… Gabriella develops two linguistic codes
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Because all types of bilingual people can become fully proficient in a languageof accent or pronunciation,
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But recent advances in brain imaging technology have given neurolinguists ainto how specific aspects of language learning …
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It's well known that the brain's left hemisphere is more dominant andin logical processes,
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The fact that language involves both types ofwhile lateralization developswith age,
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According to this,
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If this is true, learning a language in childhood may give you a more holisticof its social and emotional.
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… recent research showed that people who learned a second language in adulthoodless emotionaland a more rational …
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Some of these are even,
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The heightened workout a bilingual brain receives throughout its life can also helpof diseases,
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The idea ofcognitive benefits tomay seem intuitive now, but it would have surprised earlier experts.
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… bilingualism was considered a handicap that slowed a child's development by forcing them to spend too much energy
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And while a more recent study did show that reaction times andincrease for some bilingual students in cross - language tests,
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This is the part of the brain that plays a large role infunction,
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… while bilingualism may notmake you smarter,
Bmoltoni is from/lives in Australia and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2018-08-07. Bmoltoni last logged in on 2023-01-12, and has shared 12 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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