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Complex languages might shape bilingual brains differently
12/04/2023 09:46 PM | Click to read full article
Bilingualism is an advantageous ability in ways that go beyond simply being able to communicate with others. It literally changes the brain, inducing heightened neuroplasticity and protecting against cognitive decline. New research also suggests a little-understood brain region uniquely adapts to different written languages—a finding that sheds light on the mysteries of language recognition. This study compares bilinguals of different languages and writing systems.