Health Benefits of Being Multilingual
International Journal of Education, Culture and Society
Volume 1, Issue 1, August 2016, Pages: 1-4
Received: May 6, 2016; Accepted: May 24, 2016; Published: Jun. 17, 2016
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Nusrat Shikhbabayev, Department of Translation and Interpretation, Qafqaz University, Khirdalan, Azerbaijan
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Abstract
Some facts from different reliable scientific sources show that learning a new language can lead to some health benefits which can fight off aging of the brain and keep our brain young for a longer time, as well as delay the onset of dementia or ward off Alzheimer’s disease that may occur in future.
Keywords
Languages, Bilingual, Multilingual, Polyglot, Brain
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Nusrat Shikhbabayev, Health Benefits of Being Multilingual, International Journal of Education, Culture and Society. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2016, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20160101.11
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