The Bilingual Edge
Researchers continue to find benefits to learning a second language. A recent study published in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology shows that bilingual children as young as two exhibit greater cognitive flexibility than unilingual toddlers. Read a news report on the study here.
The ability to look at the world from multiple perspectives and solve problems in creative ways is critical to becoming a positive contributor to society in our multicultural world. Studying a second language is one important step towards developing these skills.