Jan 13 2007

Maybe learning Swedish was worth it?

Bilingualism delays onset of dementia

OTTAWA (Reuters) – People who are fully bilingual and speak both languages every day for most of their lives can delay the onset of dementia by up to four years compared with those who only know one language, Canadian scientists said on Friday.

This means I’ll be able to recall the full year of my life I gave up to learn Swedish just that much longer.

Feed my ego!

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