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Bilingualism Found to Constantly Exercise Brain

People who speak more than one language fluently process information more easily than those who know only one language, a new study shows. Researcher Viorica Marian, of Northwestern University's School of Communication, explains that is because the bilingual brain is constantly choosing which language to use and which to ignore.  Marian proposed this concept, which she calls co-activation, in 1999.  Her new study, published in the journal Brain and Language, used...

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