A scientist explains how being bilingual makes your brain more robust – Business Insider

Posted June 14, 2017 10:50 pm by Fr. Tim Moyle

A scientist explains how being bilingual makes your brain more robust – Business Insider

I know this to be true. When I suffered a small stroke last summer I suddenly couldn’t understand people who spoke to me in English but didn’t have the same trouble when someone spoke to me in French which I learned as an adult. It only lasted a short few minutes but it proved to me that I use different parts of my brain for each language… something I was very grateful for last June.

A scientist explains how being bilingual makes your brain more robust – Business Insider

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