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Human versus Machine: Learning skills

Learning to speak a new language brings health benefits and in addition, we could be predisposed to speak more than one language, new research suggests. In this spirit, multilingualism has shown to have social, psychological and lifestyle advantages as well as direct health benefits like faster recovery from a stroke or delaying dementía. Something that could mean that to reach your brain’s full potential and to “empower” it, multilingualism is a great practice. This is… Continue reading

Bilingual people using different approaches in math depending on which language used

eLearningworld News As the labour market speeds up its globalization, the mobility of students continue to increase and migration in general follow on the same path, bilinguality, meaning speaking more than one language on advanced level, will be more and more common. New research from University of Luxembourg shows that calculatory processes in math are directly affected by language. That the students use different approaches to solve more advanced tasks depending on which language they… Continue reading

Latest News: Learning a new language improving health, research shows

eLearningworld News from Scotland Learning a second language at any age not only improves skills and cultural understanding. Research from Edinburgh University shows that second language learning also is improving thinking skills and mental agility. The effects can delay brain ageing and offset the initial symptoms of dementia. These findings will hopefully boost more attention to second language learning, e.g. minority languages that all too often is considered of low importance as well as foreign… Continue reading