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Lec 4 | MIT 9.00SC Introduction to Psychology, Spring 2011

Introduction to Psychology

Lecture 4: Brain II: Methods of Research
Instructor: John Gabrieli


Bilingualism Could Help Protect Against Dementia in Later Life

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It has been revealed that being able to speak a second language could have a significant impact on your future mental health.  A recent study has indicated that bilingualism not only has the capacity to boost cognitive abilities in your youth but might also improve brain functionality in later life and could even help protect against diseases such as dementia (Bates, 2012). Continue reading