5 Benefits of Bilingualism for your Brains

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Studies are showing that a multilingual brain has an edge on a monolingual brain when it comes to problem solving, multi-tasking, and decision making. Here's 5 ways multilingualism benefits your brain.

Learn more about these benefits here: http://blogs.transparent.com/language-news/2013/12/02/5-cognitive-benefits-of-bilingualism/

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5 Benefits of Bilingualism for your Brains

  1. BENEFITS OF BILINGUALISM for your
  2. Bilingualism may do more to protect your brain than this guy.
  3. If you don’t know who this guy is, we’re sorry for you. All you need to know is he kills brain-munching zombies like a boss. Bilingualism may do more to protect your brain than this guy.
  4. In fact, bilingualism might just be the thing to help you survive the zombie apocalypse.
  5. You can’t talk your way out of a zombie attack in any language. We know that.
  6. But you may be surprised by what bilingualism can do for your brain.
  7. New studies are showing that a multilingual brain is nimbler, quicker, better able to deal with ambiguities, resolve conflicts and even resist Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia longer.” “ - Jeffrey Kluger, Time Magazine Space & Science
  8. So the next time you sit down to study a new language, you’re also preparing yourself for the zombie apocalypse.
  9. How so?
  10. 1. Bilinguals are better multi-taskers.
  11. 1. Bilinguals are better multi-taskers.
  12. 2. Bilinguals have increased control over their attention.
  13. 2. Bilinguals have increased control over their attention.
  14. 3. Bilinguals have better decision- making skills and make more rational decisions.
  15. 3. Bilinguals have better decision- making skills and make more rational decisions.
  16. 4. Bilinguals are more perceptive of their surroundings.
  17. Nothing gets past these guys… not even Bill Murray. 4. Bilinguals are more perceptive of their surroundings.
  18. 5. Bilinguals have improved memory.
  19. 5. Bilinguals have improved memory.
  20. Bilingualism: because your brain is more than just zombie bait.
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