“Our study found that speaking two languages throughout one’s life appears to be associated with a delay in the onset of symptoms of dementia by four years compared to those who speak one language,” says Dr. Bialystok, a Professor of Psychology at York University and an Associate Scientist at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest.
The study follows on the heels of previous published reports by Dr. Bialystok and colleagues showing that bilingualism enhances attention and cognitive control in both children and older adults. (más)
¿Deberían incluirse cursos de lenguas en los sistemas sanitarios desarrollados? Aunque la noticia parece tener ya dos años, yo he leído la información en esta entrada del Observatorio Atrium Linguarum.