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How learning a new language changes your brain – at any age

Posted by Ryan on November 15, 2014 in Learning |

This new research from Penn State University shows us that learning a second language strengthens your brain by increasing the integration of your brain network, increasing the density of gray matter, and strengthening white matter.

http://news.psu.edu/story/334349/2014/11/12/research/learning-languages-workout-brains-both-young-and-old

Overall, very interesting research to confirm what we already know – learning languages is good for you!

An easier-to-understand write-up is available here:

http://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-how-learning-a-new-language-changes-your-brain-at-any-age

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