The Bilingual Advantage: regular use of two languages appears to delay Alzheimer’s

By CLAUDIA DREIFUS Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/31/science/31conversation.html?_r=1&ref=claudiadreifus   A cognitive neuroscientist, Ellen Bialystok has spent almost 40 years learning about how bilingualism sharpens the mind. Her good news: among other benefits, the regular use of two languages appears to delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms. Dr. Bialystok, 62, a distinguished research professor of psychology at York… Read More