Tag Archives: Natural Brain Training

Bilingualism, Even if Acquired in Adulthood, Beneficial for Brain Ageing (BBC News / Annals of Neurology / Behavioural Neurology)

Summary Further research from the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh has investigated the apparent link between bilingualism and improvements in the rate of cognitive decline. Their latest research indicates that learning a second language … Continue reading

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Bilingualism Delays Dementia Onset? (BBC News / NHS Choices / Neurology)

Summary A study of 650 dementia patients in India indicates that people who speak two or more languages tend to have a delayed onset of Alzheimer’s Disease, vascular dementia and frontotemporal dementia. People who speak more than one language typically … Continue reading

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Hearing Loss or Deafness and Long-Term Conditions: Integrated Care (Action on Hearing Loss / DCAL)

Summary “Joining up”, the Action on Hearing Loss and Deafness Cognition and Language (DCAL) Research Centre report, examines issues relating to the provision of health and social care services to people with hearing loss or deafness and who have long-term conditions, … Continue reading

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