Are bilingual people really smarter? Mmm... Why BiIinguals are Smarter is the title of a recent New York Times article and it goes into some detail breaking down the differences between a monolingual mind and a bilingual mind.
This is an interesting and provocative read. Here it is.
This article does not reference a study a few years back by a Canadian neuroscientist Dr Ellen Bialystok, who in her studies, found that bilingual people from youth offset dementia related diseases like Alzheimer's by, on average, four years. Read that article here.
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