U. of Haifa study: Bilingual people exhibit greater cognitive flexibility

12.11.2013                      09.Kislew.5774

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U. of Haifa study: Bilingual people exhibit greater cognitive flexibility

Study is part of a Safra Center series that integrates direct measurement of cognitive and brain activity and the connection between bilingual experience to the formation of cognitive processes.

“It may be that the lifelong experience of people who speak more than one language, which constantly requires shifting among tongues, explains the advantage of bilinguals in their cognitive flexibility,” says Prof. Raphiq Ibrahim of the Safra Brain Research Center, who headed the research….