The language you speak changes your view of the world, research shows

New research shows that bilinguals view the world in different ways depending on the specific language they are operating in.

Source: mashable.com

Just as regular exercise gives your body some biological benefits, mentally controlling two or more languages gives your brain cognitive benefits. This mental flexibility pays big dividends especially later in life: the typical signs of cognitive aging occur later in bilinguals — and the onset of age-related degenerative disorders such as dementia or Alzheimer’s are delayed in bilinguals by up to five years…

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